Girlfriend of unarmed man shot dead by police gains two law degrees in an attempt to clear his name

Anthony Grainger
Anthony Grainger

source: Daily Mail
published: 24 April 2019

The girlfriend of an unarmed man shot dead by police seven years ago has spent more than £50,000 to become a lawyer in an attempt to clear his name. Anthony Grainger was gunned down in a car park in Culcheth, Warrington, in 2012 while sat in a car alongside two friends.

Police believed the trio were planning to commit an armed robbery. But a jury took just 40 minutes to clear Mr Grainger of any wrongdoing when he went on trial after his death in 2012.

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Man killed by armed police in Birmingham

Trevor Smith
Trevor Smith

all credits: ITV News
published: 15 March 2019

A man has been shot dead by armed police in Birmingham. The victim, a man in his 50s, died at the scene on Wheeleys Lane near Five Ways.

West Midlands Police said it was part of an intelligence-led operation that was carried out shortly before 5am this morning (Friday). The area is currently cordoned off and enquiries are underway.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is now investigating and police body-cam footage has been recovered.

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Death in custody: The full Christopher Alder story

Christopher Alder
Christopher Alder

source: Hull Daily Mail
published: 3 March 2019

Two weeks ago a poignant mural appeared with a young child clutching flower and staring at a picture of a man with a magpie perched on top.

The name Christopher Alder is known throughout Hull but the full story of his controversial death and the battles his family have fought since are truly shocking.

A moving drawing appeared on wooden boards in Finkle Street with the words “justice for Christopher Alder” etched above.

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