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Police custody death: family's anger

By Emily Reuben

Updated on 23 May 2009

The family of a man who died in police custody tell us why they think the independent police investigation into his death has been so flawed. Emily Reuben reports.

Sean Rigg

The relatives of Sean Rigg, a man who died while in police custody, joined a protest against police violence today, in order to raise more awareness about his case.

The exact circumstances of Sean Rigg's death in August last year are currently being investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Now his family have joined a campaign group set up after the death of Ian Tomlinson at the G20 demonstrations last month.

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