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Deaths in Custody


Cops arrested in investigation of Kingsley Burrell’s death

28 March 2013
Four police officers have been arrested as part of an Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) investigation into the death of Kingsley Burrell two years ago.

New evidence Ricky Reel was murdered

21 March 2013
The family of Ricky Reel has said it has been contacted by a new witness who says Ricky was murdered.

Jimmy Mubenga march

16 November 2010
More than 150 people marched through central London on Friday of last week demanding justice for Jimmy Mubenga. Jimmy died last month as three G4S private security guards were forcibly deporting him to Angola at Heathrow airport.

Jean Charles de Menezes: shoot to kill in Stockwell

20 July 2010
It took 30 seconds for the police to kill Jean Charles de Menezes. The cover-up took a little longer. At 10.06am on 22 July 2005 Jean Charles sat down on a tube train in Stockwell, south London.

De Menezes family’s paltry payout

24 November 2009
The family of Jean Charles de Menezes, the man killed by police in 2005, look set to receive just £100,000 compensation.

Jean Charles de Menezes memorial

28 July 2009
Relatives, friends and campaigners for justice for Jean Charles de Menezes are calling for a permanent memorial to be placed outside the south London Tube station where he was killed by police in July 2005.

Verdict shows police lied over Jean Charles

15 December 2008
by Simon Basketter

Jean Charles de Menezes jury reject police case as family say coroner failed

12 December 2008
Key parts of the police account of the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes are untrue according to the jury at the inquest into his death.

Jean Charles de Menezes: Shot, then slandered and still no justice

09 December 2008
On 22 July 2005, Jean Charles de Menezes was shot seven times in the head and once in the shoulder with hollow tip bullets by police who had followed him on to a tube train at Stockwell, south London.

Witnesses say police shot Jean Charles de Menezes without warning him

04 November 2008
Police officers who shot and killed Jean Charles de Menezes at Stockwell tube station in July 2005 say they shouted a warning.

Jean Charles de Menezes inquest: Military surveillance officer cross examined

21 October 2008
Evidence at the inquest into the killing of Jean Charles de Menezes by the Metropolitan Police continues.

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