Public meeting held over death of Leon Briggs

A community leader says a meeting held to provide answers over the death of a man in police custody in Luton helped avoid a possible riot.

Around 250 people turned up last night, to ask questions about what happened to Leon Briggs.

He died last Monday, after being detained in a street, under the Mental Health Act. Nick Quraishi reports.

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Custody death probe

The IPCC has launched a criminal investigation after the death of a 39-year-old man in police custody in Luton.