A big step towards justice for Sean Rigg. Now charge the cops.

Many of those packed into the public gallery broke into spontaneous applause as the inquest jury delivered its' verdict in the case of Sean Rigg. An African drum started beating and the coroner looked uncomfortable. It felt like justice, but in truth it was only the start. The next challenge will be turning the scathing inquest conclusion into criminal charges against police officers. (more…)

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Inquest to hear eyewitness accounts of Sean Rigg’s arrest

Posted on June 21, 2012

The inquest into the death in custody of Sean Rigg, a fit and healthy 40 year old, is due to hear the eyewitness accounts of members of the public who saw the pursuit and restraint of Mr Rigg in Brixton four years ago. (more…)

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Cops just said Sean Rigg had collapsed, sister tells inquest

Posted on June 12, 2012

The long-awaited inquest into the death of Sean Rigg at Brixton police station opened today with evidence from his sister Marcia Rigg-Samuel, who said police had simply told her that her brother had "collapsed and died" for years ago. (more…)

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