Press releases 2001

Click on the links below to download individual press releases as PDFs.

If you regularly access the INQUEST website for information, please consider joining us as a supporter, or giving a one-off donation to contribute to our work.

2001
13th December HARRY STANLEY – CPS FAIL TO PROSECUTE POLICE OFFICERS WHO SHOT DEAD UNARMED MAN
11th December ANTHONY REDDING – INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF 16 YEAR OLD IN BRINSFORD YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION
15th November CORONER TO SUM UP EVIDENCE TO JURY AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF RESTRAINED MAN, SULTAN KHAN
8th November DAVID ‘ROCKY’ BENNETT – ADJOURNMENT DEBATE IN HOUSE OF COMMONS
6th November SULTAN KHAN – INQUEST OPENS INTO THE DEATH OF ASIAN MAN RESTRAINED BY POLICE
31st October COLIN WILLIAMSON – INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF YOUNG OFFENDER IN HMYOI PORTLAND
1st October SECOND INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF KEITA CRAIG IN HMP WANDSWORTH
9th October GLEN HOWARD – FAMILY SAY POLICE COMPLAINTS AUTHORITY CHARGES AGAINST METROPOLITAN POLICE OFFICERS TOTALLY INADEQUATE
3rd October KELLY PEARSON – INQUEST OPENS
21st September DANIEL CURNOCK – INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF YOUNG OFFENDER IN HMP GLOUCESTER
6th August JAMES ASHLEY SHOOTING GOVERNMENT REFUSE AN INQUEST AND PUBLIC INQUIRY
26th July FELTHAM YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION – A CATALOGUE OF “INSTITUTIONALISED NEGLECT”
17th July DEREK BENNETT – BRIXTON SHOOTING
13th July POLICE SHOOTING OF ANDREW KERNAN
4th July JAMIE STANDLEY – INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF YOUNG OFFENDER IN AYLESBURY YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION
28th June JAMES ASHLEY SHOOTING – INQUEST CALLS FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY
21st June DAVID HENDERSON – INQUEST JURY RETURNS DAMNING VERDICT ON DEATH OF TEENAGER IN BRINSFORD YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION
1st June ALTON MANNING – CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE NOT TO PROSECUTE PRISON OFFICERS FOLLOWING UNLAWFUL KILLING OF BLACK PRISONER
21st May JAMES ASHLEY SHOOTING GOVERNMENT REFUSE AN INQUEST AND PUBLIC INQUIRY
18th May 18th May FAMILY OF ROGER SYLVESTER SEEK DISCLOSURE OF POLICE INVESTIGATION IN THE HIGH COURT
17th May CALL FOR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY FOLLOWING DEATH OF DAVID `ROCKY’ BENNETT
15th May INQUEST INTO CONTROVERSIAL DEATH OF DETAINED BLACK PATIENT DAVID `ROCKY’ BENNETT IN NORVIC CLINIC, NORFOLK CONCLUDES
2nd May INQUEST OPENS INTO CONTROVERSIAL DEATH OF DETAINED BLACK PATIENT DAVID `ROCKY’ BENNETT IN NORVIC CLINIC, NORFOLK
25th April CHRISTOPHER ALDER – CPS DECIDE NOT TO PROSECUTE POLICE OFFICERS FOR MANSLAUGHTER
17th April KELLY PEARSON INQUEST ADJOURNED
12th April KELLY PEARSON INQUEST OPENS
10th April KEVIN HENSON – CORONER CRITICISES PRISON AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF TEENAGER IN FELTHAM YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION
10th April KEVIN HENSON – CORONER TO SUM UP EVIDENCE TO JURY AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF TEENAGER IN FELTHAM YOUNG OFFENDER INSTITUTION
9th April POLICE FAIL TO OVERTURN INQUEST VERDICT OF ‘UNLAWFUL KILLING’ FOLLOWING CUSTODY DEATH OF BLACK MAN CHRISTOPHER ALDER
6th April JUDGEMENT TO BE DELIVERED ON POLICE CHALLENGE TO INQUEST VERDICT OF ‘UNLAWFUL KILLING’ FOLLOWING CUSTODY DEATH OF BLACK MAN CHRISTOPHER ALDER
2nd April POLICE TO CHALLENGE INQUEST VERDICT OF UNLAWFUL KILLING FOLLOWING CUSTODY DEATH OF BLACK MAN CHRISTOPHER ALDER
22nd March FAMILY OF ROGER SYLVESTER TO ATTEND MEETING WITH HOME SECRETARY
6th March LEON MARSHALL – INQUEST OPENS INTO TO DEATH OF YOUNG BLACK MAN WHO DIED AFTER BEING ARRESTED BY COVENTRY POLICE
5th March INQUEST CONCLUDES INTO DEATH OF CHERYL HARTMAN IN HMP HOLLOWAY
2nd March INQUEST INTO DEATH OF CHERYL HARTMAN IN HMP HOLLOWAY CONCLUDES TOMORROW
2nd March JUDGE ORDERS FRESH INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF CATHERINE WHITLEY
28th February INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF CHERYL HARTMAN IN HMP HOLLOWAY
13th February KEITA CRAIG – FEBRUARY FRESH INQUEST ORDERED AFTER HIGH COURT OVERRULES CORONER ON PRISON DEATH
17th January THE FAMILY OF ROGER SYLVESTER HOLD VIGIL AND MEMORIAL SERVICE TO MARK TWO YEARS STRUGGLE FOR THE TRUTH
12th February JUDGEMENT DUE IN HEARING ON INQUEST INTO DEATH OF KEITA CRAIG IN WANDSWORTH PRISON
Help and advice
Donate to us
Press releases