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Custody death: Force failed to rouse detainee properly

Custody death: Force failed to rouse detainee properly

Watchdog criticises force after death but says new policies have since improved its care of detainees.

Date - 23rd December 2013
By - Nic Brunetti - Police Oracle
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A force failed to carry out rousing checks properly while a vulnerable, intoxicated man was being held in custody – and also failed to identify a deterioration in his condition quickly enough, the watchdog has said. Robert Edwards (55) died on...
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