March for Justice 4 Kingsley Burrell – 18 August 2012
originally by: BirminghamStrong Justice4All
published: 1 July 2012
A year after the death of Kingsley Burrell no one has been charged and his body has still not been released to his grieving family for burial.
We march for Justice Birmingham 18th August 2012, 12 noon. More details to follow. Please share and begin preparations to travel the freedom road to Birmingham and support the Burrell Family.
Starting from: Summerfield Park, Icknield Port rd, off Dudley road. B16 OBT to Centenary square, Broad street, B1 2EA
Kingsley Burrell, 29, dialled 999 after being threatened by a group of men while with his young son in Icknield Port Road, Birmingham, on March 27 last year.
But when officers turned up they detained the trainee security guard under the Mental Health Act – despite his family saying he had no history of mental illness.
Within hours Mr Burrell was sectioned and taken to a mental health unit in the city, where his family claim he had mysterious physical injuries and was not allowed to speak to them.
Three days later, police were called to the Mary Seacole mental institute in Winson Green after an “incident” involving the dad-of-two and he was transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where he died on March 31 2011
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