The family of Roger Sylvester have expressed their anger after an inquest verdict that he was unlawfully killed by police was overturned by a High Court judge. 罗杰西尔维斯特, 30, 从托特纳姆热刺, 伦敦北部, 死于一月 1999 军官被逮捕，并送往精神病医院后，.
后来，他倒塌后人员举行了 20 在医院补齐房间分钟.
他的家人说，他们公开宣判后，高等法院的法官取代以前的裁决感到失望. Eight Metropolitan Police officers had challenged the original verdict. The judge said on Friday that the unlawful killing verdict had to be quashed to ensure justice for both the officers involved and for Mr Sylvester.
柯林斯大法官表示，死因裁判官总结在十月勘验方式 2003 有 “困惑” the jury. The judge said he would not order another inquest, 并说，没有在任何刑事案件的陪审团将有可能故意杀人罪定罪的任何人员.
警视厅警员参与罗杰逮捕的欢迎，他们被称为逆转 “不合理的” 裁决.
The officers were suspended following the unlawful killing verdict but have now been reinstated. Mr Sylvester’s brother Bernard Renwick said the family was now withdrawing from the legal process “在我们口中的苦味”, 经过近6年的竞选.
他说，, “从第一天开始，我们被告知要期待开放, accountability and transparency. “我们只是希望真理和, 在必要时, 正义. Instead we have had obstacles, 延误, 苦恼, smoke and mirrors and ‘just-ice’. 是正义在哪里?”
西尔维斯特70岁的母亲希拉说: “没有罗杰死人?” The police officers who restrained Roger in a hospital room all claimed that he was lying on his side at the time of his death. But a previous inquest was told that nurses and medical staff at St Anne’s hospital in Tottenham, 伦敦北部, saw Roger in a ‘prone’ 面朝下的位置.
决定宣布后, 警视厅联合会会长格伦·史密斯一份声明中说，涉及的人员曾经遭受过 “完全不公平的公共中伤。” He also called for “根本性的改革” 勘验系统和指责的压力团体和国会议员的依附，如此的活动 “促进自己的利益”.
听说过先前的研讯后，他的克制, 罗杰昏迷七天前被宣判死1月18日, 1999. The inquest jury returned a verdict that he died from brain damage and cardiac arrest due to breathing difficulties caused by restraint. In reaching its verdict, 研讯的陪审团得出结论先生西尔维斯特已经太久的限制, 在错误的位置, 并没有给予足够的医疗照顾.
西尔维斯特家庭有没有正义，在皇家法院的司法人员律师辩称，勘验被错误地允许被替代的刑事审判, in which the police involved stood convicted of manslaughter. “有没有证据支持的决定议员西尔维斯特被非法杀害”, 他们保持.