Officers cleared of misconduct over death of Sean Rigg in custody

Five police officers were cleared of all allegations concerning the death of Sean Rigg in custody over 10 years ago.

Allegations relating to Mr Rigg’s mental health issues, restraining and monitoring him, and securing proper medical attention were found not proven – as were allegations against four of the officers of lying to investigators and an inquest jury.

Click here to read the article from the BBC.

Alisdair Williamson QC and Clair Dobbin represented PC Birks, Kevin Baumber represented PC Forward, Bill Emlyn Jones represented PC Glasson, Matthew Butt represented PC Harratt, Patrick Gibbs QC and Robert Morris represented PS White, all instructed by Reynolds Dawson.

1st March 2019

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