Video, Well, that was wild. INQUEST has produced two invaluable resources for families and friends going through an inquest, and for those who would like to know more about their rights following a death. Kevin Clarke 0 comment A senior officer has admitted to a "failure of oversight" after a mentally ill black man, who was restrained by police in Catford, died in custody. Published. Mr Ngimbi was pronounced dead shortly after 2.30pm Thursday, after an altercation with a group, Scotland Yard said. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}A mural of a man who died in custody has been unveiled opposite Lewisham Police Station in south-east London. We will also in due course examine any further comments and reports by the coroner.”, The London ambulance service said: “It is important that we learn from the shortcomings identified following Mr Clarke’s death ... 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Before Senior Coroner Andrew HarrisSouthwark Coroner’s Court (via audio link)Opens 7 September, 10amScheduled to 2 October. VideoWell, that was wild. The family describe Kevin as a loving, trustworthy, charismatic person who was seen by many as a gentle giant. Three years in three minutes. Inquest criticises failures by police and paramedics to protect life of Kevin Clarke, 35, Fri 9 Oct 2020 13.43 EDT Three years in three minutes. 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Kevin Clarke, who had schizophrenia, was surrounded and restrained by officers in a field in March 2018. Kevin Clarke, a 35 year old black man, died following restraint by Metropolitan Police officers in Lewisham, South London, on 9 March 2018. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said footage from body-worn cameras worn by all officers at the scene was being reviewed. We are so sad to announce the death of our beloved husband, father, son, brother and uncle, Kevin Clark. He supported many young people in his local area, particularly through sport. VideoMongolians battle to keep culture alive in China, How a little Ant became a financial giant. What does developing a Covid-19 vaccine look like? I don’t know.” Pidgeon added that he believed the restraint to be necessary and safe. NEWS. He aspired to one day be a football coach. 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US election 2020 polls: Who is ahead - Trump or Biden? Now we need to carefully consider those observations. A statement from a care co-ordinator heard in the inquest said that when Mr Clarke was well he was sociable and engaged with others, but that during periods of being unwell he could become "aggressive and violent". The full inquest into the death of a Black man who died after being restrained by police in Lewisham is set to begin next week. .css-gw44ni-IconContainer{display:inline-block;height:1em;width:1em;vertical-align:-0.125em;margin-right:0.25em;}playWell, that was wild. It was here that the two male suspects confronted the victims. Southwark Crown … Video, Mongolians battle to keep culture alive in China, How a little Ant became a financial giant. INQUEST has been working with the family of Kevin Clarke since his death. Police decided he was not ill enough to be sectioned and said he was not showing any risk to himself or to members of the public. Video, Well, that was wild. Members of the Jewish community across the world have been celebrating the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah this year under the shadow of the Coronavirus pandemic, Hei Hei the cockatiel, who was rescued after it landed on a fishing boat 10 miles out at sea near Troon in South Ayrshire, A staff member looks at a wall of faces of descendants related to the Mayflower. In pictures: Day of the Dead in Covid times, 'Living in America's cancer alley is like death row' Video'Living in America's cancer alley is like death row', Baby Shark becomes YouTube's most-watched video, Mongolians battle to keep culture alive in China. PHOTOS. PC Lee Pidgeon told the inquest that Clarke had become “a bit fidgety” so the use of handcuffs was appropriate as he was showing signs of acute behavioural disorder. The inquest into Kevin’s death opens on 7 September and will be available to view via a pre-booked audio link. VideoWhat does developing a Covid-19 vaccine look like? Anita Sharma– head of casework at the charity Inquest, which is supporting Clarke’s family – said: “Inquest has documented a long history of black people disproportionately dying following use of force and neglect by police, particularly those experiencing mental ill-health.