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Police officer guilty of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson in landmark verdict

Police officer guilty of manslaughter of Dalian Atkinson in landmark verdict A police officer has been found guilty of the manslaughter and cleared of the murder of Dalian Atkinson.

Cop felt ‘big relief’ when Dalian Atkinson hit the floor after being tasered

Cop felt ‘big relief’ when Dalian Atkinson hit the floor after being tasered The police officer charged with the murder of Dalian Atkinson told the court this week his “fear was through the roof” when he tasered the former footballer.

Cops’ use of handcuffs was ‘more likely than not’ a factor in Dalian Atkinson’s death

Cops’ use of handcuffs was ‘more likely than not’ a factor in Dalian Atkinson’s death The use of handcuffs on Dalian Atkinson was “more likely than not” a factor in his death, a court has heard.

Cop kicked Dalian Atkinson ‘similar to a footballer kicking a football’, jury hears

Cop kicked Dalian Atkinson ‘similar to a footballer kicking a football’, jury hears A police officer kicked Dalian Atkinson “similar to a footballer kicking a football with substantial force”, a court has heard.

Cops in Dalian Atkinson case ‘colluded’, court hears

Cops in Dalian Atkinson case ‘colluded’, court hears The two West Mercia police officers, on trial over the death of former footballer Dalian Atkinson in August 2016, have been accused of “collusion”.

Police were ‘kicking the shit’ out of Dalian Atkinson before his death, jury hears

Police were ‘kicking the shit’ out of Dalian Atkinson before his death, jury hears At least two kicks by a police officer to Dalian Atkinson’s forehead had “enough force to leave imprints”, a court has heard.

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