'Police failures' contributed to death of Cherry Groce

Inquest during finds that police failures contributed to the death of Cherry Groce, whose shooting by an officer triggered the 1985 Brixton riots.

Cherry Grocer in hospital after she was accidentally shot by police in 1985 Credit: PA


Police apology over 'inexcusable' Cherry Groce failings

The country's most senior police chief has apologised 'unreservedly' and said it was 'inexcusable' that it had taken until now to say sorry for police failings which contributed to the death of Cherry Groce.