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Kester David

Police investigated over suspicious and gruesome death source / credits: David Leppard, Sunday Times submitted by: Zinzi Eka-Naphtali – March 2014 Updates on this case will be listed at the foot of this item Scotland Yard is facing a new race storm after a damning internal inquiry revealed “a catalogue […]

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Remember David Oluwale

David Oluwale was a Nigerian who arrived in England as a stowaway in 1949. He was briefly imprisoned in Leeds, where he subsequently settled and obtained work. During the letter part of the 1950s he was placed in a mental hospital near Leeds. In the late 1960s he was released, and became a vagrant.

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David Oluwale (Cont’d)

On 4 May 1969 David’s body is found at Knostrop weir, River Aire/ Aire-Calder canal junction by a group of boys. One of the boys (Wayne Batley) said “We all thought it was a sack or a Guy Fawkes but then it rolled over slightly with the current and I realised […]

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Review: The Hounding of David Oluwale

The popular chant from Elland Road Kop in the late 1960s – “The river Aire is chilly and deep, Olu-wa-le; Never trust the Leeds police, Olu-wa-a-le” – doesn’t actually feature in The Hounding of David Oluwale, Oladipo Agboluaje’s adaptation of Kester Aspden’s harrowing book.