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Last Updated: 17 November 2018

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643 case profiles and tributes are now featured on this website.

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Youth Cases UK:

NameCase Summaries
Dean SaundersOn 16 December 2015, in the course of an acute mental health crisis, 25-year-old Dean Saunders stabbed a family member and, while trying to stab himself, injured another family member. The police subsequently charged him with two counts of attempted murder. The next day, he was remanded to HMP Chelmsford.
Edward MallenEdward Mallen who was an 18-year-old teenager whose ‘secret’ despair had not been disclosed to his parents by mental health staff. He had been offered a place at Cambridge University and everything appeared well, yet he took his own life at Meldreth rail crossing near Cambridge on 9 February 2015.
Julian ColeJulian Cole, a 21-year-old athlete, was left with a broken neck after he was detained by police on 6 May 2013. Julian and some of his friends who were enjoying a night-out at Elements Nightclub on Mill Street in Bedford were asked to leave. Initially they walked away but then Julian, seemingly intent on requesting a refund, returned alone to the club.

Adult Cases UK:

NameCase Summary
Darren NevilleDarren Neville, aged 28 years old, died on the 5 May 2013 after being restrained by police following a mental breakdown. Darren lived in a hostel in Aberdeen Park, Islington, where he was being treated for an acute behavioural disorder. The staff at the hostel called the police as Darren was exhibiting unusual behaviour.
Kishni MahayKishni Mahay, aged 64, was killed when she was hit by a police car while she was on a pedestrian crossing on the 14 March 1989. Kishni was hit on the Cannock Road in Wolverhampton and thrown more than 30 yards. The death was ruled accidental. An investigation by police claimed that she had run out into the road.
Ruth MitchellRuth Mitchell was 40 when she was found lying on bare floorboards, starved to death, with only the clothes on her back in her St Budeaux home in 2012, prompting a series of reports which found multiple failings in her care. She was under the care of mental health services at the time.

All Cases Abroad:

NameCase Summary
Adama Traoré The death of Adama Traoré, a young black man who apparently was suffocated in the back of a police van on his 24th birthday, 19 July 2016, has drawn parallels with the Baltimore Freddie Gray case and the Black Lives Matter movement in general. Adama’s case attracted national attention in France.
Eduardo Santos VictorEduardo Santos Victor, a 17-year-old teenager, was shot on 29 September 2015 by five police officers in Rio, Brazil. After shooting the teen it was alleged that the police officers then put a gun in his hand and fired twice in the air to leave gunpowder residue on his hand and make it look as if he fired first and thee police fired back as self-defence.
Fred HamptonOn 4 December 1969 Fred Hampton, aged 21, and who was a leading, charismatic and powerful member of the Chicago chapter for The Black Panther Party; was shot dead during a police raid at his home. The Black Panther Party was created by people of colour who had witnessed unacceptable police behaviour to their communities.
Korryn GainesOn the 1 August 2016 Baltimore County officer, Cpl. Royce Ruby, shot and killed 23-year-old Korryn Gaines in front of her young son, Kodi. The killing took place during a confrontation in Randallstown, a suburb northwest of Baltimore City while police were serving a warrant for her failure to appear in court over a traffic.
Milton HallMilton Hall, aged 49 years old, was a man struggling with homelessness and mental illness when he was shot and killed by six US police in broad daylight after they fired a barrage of 46 bullets as he held a penknife, graphic footage revealed. Milton was surrounded by up to eight officers training their guns on him in a shopping centre car park in Saginaw, Michigan, on 1 July 2012.
Shaleem TindleOn 3 January 2018 Shaleem Tindle, aged 28, was engaged in a physical struggle with another man when he was fatally shot by Officer Joseph Mateu. Graphic footage of the shooting captured on Mateu’s body-worn camera prompted public outrage when it revealed Tindle had been shot three times in the back while raising at least one of his hands.
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