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Last Updated: 28 November 2017

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

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Youth Cases UK:

NameCase Summaries
Derek BentleyDerek Bentley was 19 years-old when he was hung at Wandsworth Prison on the 28 January 1953. Derek was executed by the state for his role in the murder of Police Officer Sidney Miles. 40 years later in 1993 Derek was given a posthumous pardon after his Sister Iris tireless campaigned for him.

Adult Cases UK:

NameCase Summary
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All Cases Abroad:

NameCase Summary
Darnesha Harris17 year-old Darnesha Harris of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, died on the 2 December 2012. She was shot dead by a police officer Travis Guillot who fired two shots into her vehicle after she had driven into a patrol car. At a vigil her brother spoke about the family’s emotions and that they wanted answers.
Lei YangLei Yang was a 29 year-old researcher at Beijing’s prestigious Renmin University, with a newborn daughter, died on 7 May 2016. At 9pm on the fateful night in 2016, police detained Lei at a foot massage parlour on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute. A few hours later, he was dead.
Michael BellOn 9 November 2004, a Kenosha police officer shot 21 year-old Michael Bell in the head one day before he was due to testify at a court hearing regarding a previous incident with the same officer who stopped him this last fatal time.
Philando CastileOn July 6, 2016, Philando Castile aged 32, was fatally shot by Jeronimo Yanez, a St. Anthony Minnesota police officer, after being pulled over in Falcon Heights, a suburb of St. Paul. Philando Castile was driving a car with his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, and her four-year-old daughter as passengers.
Rekia BoydRekia Boyd, 22 year-old African American women, was fatally shot on 21 March 2012 in Chicago IIinois by Dante Servin, an off duty Chicago police officer. The officer approached a group of four people who were walking down an alley near the officers’ home.
Sandra Bland28 year-old Sandra Bland was found dead in her cell at Waller County Jail in Texas on the 13 July 2015. She was found hanging in her cell by a noose fashioned out of a plastic bag three days after being controversially arrested for assaulting a state trooper.
Shelly FreyShelly Frey, aged 27, was shot dead on 6 December 2012 when shopping with friends at a Walmart store in Houston, Texas. This happened after an off-duty sheriff's deputy, named as Louis Campbell, approached Shelly and her friends, Tiasa Andrews and Yolanda Craig, on the assumption Shelly had shoplifted.
Tamir Rice12 year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a police officer whilst playing in a local park in Cleveland, Ohio. On the 22 November 2014 police officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback were dispatched to reports of a man pointing a firearm at members of the public at Cudell Recreation Center.
Vonderrit Myers JrVonderrit Myers Jr, aged 18 years-old, was killed on 8 October 2014 when he was shot multiple times by an off-duty St. Louis police officer who was working a secondary job for a private security company. He was struck by up to eight bullets, “All but one gunshot wound were to the lower extremities.
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