Yvonne Collinson-Heath and Jim Collinson said they saw the families of three other soldiers who died at the Army base in Surrey face new inquests and they did not have the strength.
Author: Larry Fedja
Police failings in the care of a man who swallowed a packet of drugs contributed to his death, an inquest ruled. The jury in the inquest of Leroy ‘Junior’ Medford ruled he died of a heroin overdose after being arrested in April 2017.
The death of a teenage recruit shot dead at Deepcut barracks 18 years ago was a suicide, a coroner has ruled after a new inquest. Pte Geoff Gray, aged just 17, was found with two gunshot wounds to his head.
Families and campaigns are invited to register for future grant applications. The National Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody.
This event will be looking at some of the elements that led to the Mental Health Use of Force Act (Seni’s Law) being passed through parliament last year and how various agencies have responded to this significant development.
During 2017, 4WardEver UK and the United Families & Friends Campaign had put their support behind new research conducted by Dr David Baker of Coventry University, examining custody deaths from the viewpoint of the affected families.
The city of Minneapolis agreed to a $20 million settlement with the family of a woman shot dead by a police officer who was convicted of murder, lawmakers announced on Friday.
A report by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman notes: “We are concerned that healthcare staff at Chelmsford did not fully understand the correct process for transferring prisoners under the Mental Health Act.