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Lest We Forget ... 4 September 2010: Olaseni Lewis Dies After Being 'Restrained' To Death At Bethlem Royal Hospital


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#1 MarcusGarveyLives

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Posted 04 September 2013 - 10:22 PM

Meet 23-year-old Kingston University IT graduate, The Late Olaseni Lewis from South Norwood, who was known as Seni to his family and friends ...

 

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... he died on 4 September 2010 after being restrained by up to 11 policemen whilst he as seeking help as a vulnerable voluntary patient at the Bethlem Royal Hospital, Croydon. He had been admitted early in the evening of Tuesday 31 August 2010 and had been at the hospital for only a few hours before this incident occurred.


 

Olaseni Lewis - Family anger over delay inquest

 

Family demands ‘rigorous inquiry’ into death of patient restrained by seven police officers, 15 September 2010

 

Seni Lewis case raises “profound and frightening” issues, 17 May 2013

 

Seni Lewis death: IPCC taken to court over report, 19 July 2013

 

Anger over delayed inquest after police restraint death, 23 August 2012


After three years, his family are still fighting to get to the truth of how he came to be killed when he was ill:

 

http://www.independe...ry-8796838.html click for latest developments).

 

For further information:

 

The Olaseni Lewis Campaign for Justice - Justice for Seni

http://www.justiceforseni.com


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email info@justiceforseni.com 



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Posted 01 June 2015 - 08:18 PM

A development that will surprise no African:

 

"Police officers who restrained a London student at a psychiatric hospital shortly before he died will not face charges over the incident, prosecutors have said ..."

 

Olaseni Lewis: Met police officers who restrained London student before he died will not face prosecution  (click for more)

 

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Mr Lewis' mother Ajibola has previously said the family "would not stop" until they have answers about his death.

 



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Posted 05 March 2017 - 12:40 PM

Met officers may face misconduct proceedings over Olaseni Lewis custody death

 

Mum of man who died during police restraint describes son as 'gentle giant' who stood up to bullies

 

Both restraint by 11 police officers and severe agitation could have caused South Norwood graduate Olaseni Lewis's death



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Posted 09 May 2017 - 09:16 PM

"The mother of a young man who was killed by prolonged restraint on a mental health ward has called for the police officers involved to be prosecuted, after an inquest concluded that excessive force contributed to his death ..."

 

Mother of man who died after police restraint calls for prosecution (click for more)

 

See also: South Norwood man who died after police restraint 'could have been saved but for doctor's failure' (click for more)






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