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Last Updated: 1 January 2021

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708 case profiles, short profiles and tributes currently featured on this website.

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Youth Cases UK:

NameCase Summaries
Gaia PopeGaia Pope, 19 years old, was found dead 11 days after going missing near the Dorset coastal path on 18 November 2017. Following the discovery her family said that “vital questions” about her death remain unanswered. A subsequent post-mortem examination came to the conclusion Gaia died of hypothermia.
Jack Susianta17-year-old Jack Susianta died in a canal at Walthamstow Marshes on 29 July 2015. He had suffered a psychotic episode and smashed through a window at his family home. It was said that Jack had jumped into the canal to evade the attending police officers believing that they were not real officers. Eyewitnesses claimed police refused to enter the water.
Rebecca Louise OveryA jury delivered critical conclusions regarding the death of Rebecca Louise Overy who died on the 24 June 2013 at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham. She was 18 years old when she was found unresponsive with a ligature in her room at Annesley House – an adult secure unit. She was deemed a suicide risk.

Adult Cases UK:

NameCase Summary
Adrian McDonald34-year-old Adrian McDonald died on 22 December 2014 following a 999 call. He was shot by a police taser and bitten twice by a police dog at a block of flats in Chesterton, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, where a birthday party was taking place. Adrian died in the back of a police van after being detained by the officers, Inspector Richard Bills and Sergeant Jason Bromley.
Michael TyrrellA Coroner ruled out neglect into the death of a convicted drug lord who was handcuffed to a prison officer as he lay dying in a North-East hospital. Michael Tyrrell, 65, died at the University Hospital of North Durham on 30 May 2013. Michael was serving his sentence at high-security HMP Frankland, Durham.
Sean FitzgeraldAn ex-serviceman Sean Fitzgerald, aged 31, was shot dead by police officers during a so-called “pre-planned” raid on a house in Coventry on 4 January 2019 in connection with alleged Cannabis production. Two other men, both 26, were also arrested on suspicion of producing cannabis, said West Midlands police.

All Cases Abroad:

NameCase Summary
Abdirahman AbdiAbdirahman Abdi, a 37-year-old Somali Canadian, died on 24 July 2016 following an altercation with two police officers in Ottawa, Ontario Canada. Police were called to a disturbance at the Bridgehead coffee shop and backup was requested as Abdirahman fled on foot to his apartment building. Pepper spray and batons were used to apprehend Abdirahman at the footstep of his building where he sustained multiple blows to his head.
Jakelin Caal MaquinThe family of 7-year-old Jakelin Caal Maquin who died in the custody of US border officials after crossing the border vigorously, disputed the American government’s claim that she had not had food or water for several days before she tragically died from dehydration and shock after running a high fever.
Ramarley GrahamRamarley Graham was 18 years old when he was shot and killed by New York Police Officer Richard Haste in front of his 6 year old Brother and Grandmother. On the 2 February 2012, the police followed Ramarley into his apartment and radioed to the control room that he had a gun. Haste shot Ramarley in the chest despite there being no struggle or confrontation between the two of them.

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