Press releases 2009

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2009

21 December

CORONER ANNOUNCES INTENTION TO MAKE A RULE 43 REPORT FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF REBECCA SMITH AT HMP BUCKLEY HALL

18 December

JURY FIND POLICE RESTRAINT KILLED MIKEY POWELL – DAMNING NARRATIVE VERDICT RETURNED AT INQUEST

2 December

INQUEST WINS THE LONGFORD PRIZE 2009

1 December

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF REBECCA SMITH IN BUCKLEY HALL PRISON

30 November

JURY RETURNS VERDICT OF MISADVENTURE CONTRIBUTED TO BY NEGLECT AT INQUEST INTO DEATH IN MIDDLESBROUGH POLICE STATION OF MOYRA STOCKILL

16 November

FAMILY VINDICATED BY NEGLECT VERDICT AT SECOND INQUEST INTO DEATH OF PAUL CALVERT IN HMP PENTONVILLE

13 November

SYSTEMIC FAILINGS IN THE CARE AND SUPPORT OF VULNERABLE BOY CONTRIBUTED TO DEATH IN PRISON

9 November

DAMNING JURY VERDICT FINDS SYSTEMIC FAILURES LED TO DEATH OF VULNERABLE PRISONER

5 November

SECOND INQUEST INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE PRISONER IN HMP PENTONVILLE BEGINS

29 October

INQUEST INTO THE DEATH IN WEST MIDLANDS POLICE CUSTODY OF MIKEY POWELL TO OPEN AFTER A SIX YEAR WAIT

28 October

HIGHLY CRITICAL EVIDENCE ABOUT FAILINGS IN MEDICAL CARE HEARD AT INQUEST INTO DEATH OF RORY KINLOCH AT HMP BRIXTON

16 October

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO THE DEATH OF VULNERABLE PRISONER RORY KINLOCH AT HMP BRIXTON

15 October

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF EXTREMELY VULNERABLE WOMAN AT MIDDLESBROUGH POLICE STATION

23 September

INQUEST VERDICT INTO THE DEATH OF ALEKSEY BARANOVSKY AT HMP RYE HILL

21 September

INQUEST RESUMES INTO DEATH OF 15 YEAR OLD LIAM MCMANUS IN HMYOI LANCASTER FARMS

11 September

INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF 15 YEAR OLD BOY FOUND HANGING AT HMYOI LANCASTER FARMS

28 July

INQUEST WELCOMES PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE’S RECOMMENDATION THAT THE CASS REPORT BE PUBLISHED IN FULL

6 July

JURY FIND RESTRAINT AND NEGLECT CAUSED DEATH OF BELMARSH PRISONER GODFREY MOYO

30 June

JURY RETURNS VERDICT AT INQUEST INTO THE RESTRAINT-RELATED DEATH OF FAISAL AL-ANI IN SOUTHEND

25 June

AFTER 30 YEARS REPORT INTO THE DEATH OF BLAIR PEACH TO BE DISCLOSED

24 June

METROPOLITAN POLICE AUTHORITY TO DEBATE RELEASE OF THE CASS REPORT ON THE DEATH OF BLAIR PEACH

18 June

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO RESTRAINT-RELATED DEATH OF BLACK PRISONER GODFREY MOYO AT HMP BELMARSH

5 June

INQUEST OPENS INTO DEATH OF BLACK PRISONER PETER KIRKWOOD AT HMP CHELMSFORD

2 June

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF CALLUM MCLEAN IN POLICE CUSTODY CONCLUDES WITH AN APOLOGY FROM GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE

29 May

INQUEST JURY HIGHLY CRITICAL OF CARE OF NEWLY-SENTENCED PRISONER AT HMP WAKEFIELD

28 May

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF FAISAL AL-ANI FOLLOWING RESTRAINT IN THE CUSTODY OF ESSEX POLICE

15 May

INQUEST WELCOMES GOVERNMENT CLIMBDOWN ON �SECRET INQUESTS’

14 May

INQUEST INTO DEATH OF CALLUM MCLEAN FOLLOWING DETENTION AT ASHTON UNDER LYNE POLICE STATION

23 April

30 YEARS ON INQUEST REMEMBERS BLAIR PEACH

17 April

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF LISA DOE IN SEND PRISON

18 March

INQUEST AND LIBERTY HOLD PARLIAMENTARY MEETING ON GOVERNMENT PLANS FOR SECRET INQUESTS

26 February

INQUEST CALLS FOR URGENT ACTION FOLLOWING INSPECTORATE REPORT INTO HMP STYAL

9 February

OVERWHELMING FAILINGS BY PRISON AND HEALTHCARE STAFF CONTRIBUTED TO DEATH OF VULNERABLE BLACK PRISONER AT HMP RYE HILL

30 January

INQUEST OPENS INTO FIRE CELL DEATH AT HMP DURHAM

23 January

MPs TO DEBATE THE CORONERS AND JUSTICE BILL 2009

22 January

CORONER OVERRULED IN CHILD DEATH IN CUSTODY CASE

16 January

INQUEST DISMAYED BY FIRST DEATH OF A WOMAN IN PRISON THIS YEAR

2 January

INQUEST TO OPEN INTO DEATH OF VULNERABLE BLACK PRISONER IN SEGREGATION UNIT OF NOTORIOUS HMP RYE HILL

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