Cherry Groce in hospital
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Police blamed over 1985 Cherry Groce Brixton shooting

Police failures contributed to Dorothy "Cherry" Groce's death, whose shooting triggered the 1985 Brixton riots, a jury inquest has found.

Mrs Groce was shot by police looking for her son Michael and left paralysed from the waist down.

She died of kidney failure in 2011. Her son was never charged.

June Kelly reports.

  • 10 Jul 2014
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