Pepper spray inquest

A coroner's jury has begun its third day of deliberations in the inquest of a young man who died in police custody shortly after being pepper sprayed

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Pepper spay inquest verdict

Jacob Michael Credit: Cheshire Police

An inquest jury in Warrington has found that Jacob Michael , who died in police custody in Cheshire after being pepper sprayed, died of cocaine related delirium.

The jury also found that police procedural failings may have contributed to his death.

Jacob's friends were heard to utter 'it's a joke' and 'disgusting' as the verdict was read out.

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