Mental Health & Others

Abuse & Race

Godfrey Moyo – prisoner or patient?

On 6 July 2009, an inquest jury recorded a highly critical verdict of neglect in the death of Godfrey Moyo in HMP Belmarsh. Twenty-five-year-old Godfrey Moyo, a Zimbabwean, died while on remand at the Category A Belmarsh prison on 3 January 2005 in the early hours of the morning after suffering an epileptic fit.

Powell family win important milestone battle

Last Friday, 2 July, the family of Mikey Powell came a step closer to finding out exactly how Mikey died. The High Court in London ordered that Northants police allow them access to 4000 documents relating to the police investigation into Mikey’s death.

Delay hits inquest over arrested dad death

An inquest into the death of a Birmingham father who died after being arrested by police has been delayed again. The hearing is now expected to take place in November, when more than six years will have passed since the death of 38-year-old Michael Powell.