Posted: Wednesday 4 January 2017

PIRC investigation: Crown directed investigation following death of 43-year-old man

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) to undertake an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 43-year-old man on Monday 26 December 2016, who had been detained by police officers in Glasgow on Thursday 22 December 2016.

A report on the Commissioner's findings has been submitted to the COPFS for their consideration.

Tags: Deaths in custody or following police contact, Police Scotland

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