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Custody death: police criticised

Police could face misconduct proceedings over the way they dealt with a musician who died in custody, in the wake of a review published today. Sean Rigg died in August 2008 while he was being held at Brixton police station.

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Sister: Our pursuit of justice has hopefully contributed

Marcia Collins, Sean Rigg's sister Credit: Katie Collins/PA Archive

The sister of Sean Rigg, who died while he was being held at Brixton police station in 2008, has welcomed a review which said the IPCC should look again at whether police officers should face misconduct proceedings for the way they dealt with Rigg.

She said: "It is the family's strong opinion that possible criminal offences should also be considered afresh."

"My family's pursuit of justice and our dignified determination to arrive at a truly clear picture of what happened," she added, "has hopefully contributed to real and positive change into the way the IPCC and all key agencies should fulfil their obligations, by law, into a death in custody."

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