A police misconduct panel is expected to announce its findings on Monday 11th October, 2021 following a hearing lasting eight sitting days at Leyland Police Station. Witness evidence has been heard, followed by legal submissions, over the actions of a police sergeant about whom it was said that ‘he was more interested in finishing his shiftContinue reading “Police sergeant refuses to accept responsibility over death following police custody”
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Police misconduct hearing set to make findings over death of vulnerable woman
A 35 year old woman from Darwen, Lancashire, Kelly Hartigan-Burns, was found unresponsive in a cell at Greenbank Police Station in Blackburn at around 1.30am on 4th December 2016, having self-ligatured. She was taken to hospital and put on a life support system. She was pronounced dead the following day. Misconduct hearing set to openContinue reading “Police misconduct hearing set to make findings over death of vulnerable woman”
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