The police watchdog is investigating the information passed to officers before a father-of-two, Trevor Smith, was shot dead as armed police carried out a raid at his fourth floor flat in Lee Bank, in the early hours of March 15.
Month: March 2019
Scotland’s fatal accident investigation system must be overhauled, Fife councillors have demanded. Members said it was unacceptable that families were waiting up to eight years for fatal accident inquiries to be conducted.
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on Wednesday, granting a temporary reprieve for the 737 inmates on the state’s death row, the largest in the Western Hemisphere.
A man has been shot dead by armed police in Birmingham. The victim, a man in his 50s, died at the scene on Wheeleys Lane near Five Ways. West Midlands Police said it was part of an intelligence-led operation.
The Dungay family gathered in the witness box this afternoon, the last to speak at the long inquest into the death of the Dunghutti man, who died after guards rushed his cell and restrained him face down on the floor in Long Bay jail hospital in 2015.
Female transgender prisoners will be housed separately from other inmates at a prison in Surrey for the first time in the UK. A wing at HMP Downview, in Sutton, will be used to hold three transgender prisoners without access to other inmates.
The name Christopher Alder is known throughout Hull but the full story of his controversial death and the battles his family have fought since are truly shocking. Hull Live takes a look at the twists and turns which left families angered and bereft.
The UK Supreme Court has ruled that the investigation into the murder of human rights lawyer Pat Finucane was not an effective investigation but the court left it to the government to decide whether a new investigation should take place.