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Jacob Michael jury shown CCTV of moments before death

A jury has been shown CCTV images of the moments before a man who had been pepper sprayed by police, died on a custody cell floor.

Jacob Michael was held after allegedly threatening police with a hammer in Widnes, Cheshire, in August 2011.

Footage taken from the police van and the custody office was shown to the jury at the inquest in Daresbury.

Andy Gill reports.

  • 01 Oct 2012
  • From the section UK