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'Serious failings' after detainee dies from heat stroke while in court cell

Watchdog orders talks to thrash out changes to court transfer arrangements in extreme weather scenarios.

Inquest ruling: Westminster Magistrates' Court

Inquest ruling: Westminster Magistrates' Court

Date - 3rd July 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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New measures and sensory devices have been ordered to manage extreme temperatures in custody vehicles after a detainee died from heat stroke while being held in a police van and a stuffy court cell on one of the hottest days in 40 years. A watchdog...
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