On Wednesday 11 February 2015, in parliament, INQUEST launches a ground breaking evidence based report Deaths in Mental Health Detention: An investigation framework fit for purpose?
Month: February 2015
The Victims’ Commissioner’s report last week and her remarks about how victims of crime should not feel ignored and confused are welcome. But I was disappointed that bereaved families of deaths in custody were wholly omitted.
On January 27th, Marissa Alexander [was] expected to finally leave jail after what many have decried as a wrongful conviction and commitment after protecting herself against an abusive husband.
A teenage fugitive plunged to her death from a 17th floor high window as she tried to avoid “aggressive” police, an inquest heard. Shanice-Paris Goff, 18, fell from a bedroom window ledge.