Allan Marshall’s family have accused the Justice Secretary of smearing Allan after he claimed that five prison officers had been hospitalised following the incident that lead to Allan’s death. Read the full story.
The Daily Record published a story about possible perjury charges for the officers who lied during the Fatal Accident Inquiry. Read the full story here.
The Daily Record published a story about what is visible in the CCTV images of Allan’s last consicous moments during the restraint. Prison officers can be seen laughing and smiling and one appears to give a thumbs up. Read the full story here.
The Daily Record has published a story about a restraint expert’s response to the CCTV of the incident. The restraint specialist Eric Baskind says the shocking images prove he was failed by authorities. Read the full story here.
The BBC published a story about the family’s calls for action following the FAI ruling that Allan’s death was ‘entirely preventable’. Read the full story here.
Scottish Legal features an article about pressure being put on the Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC. Liberal Democrat justice spokesperson Liam McArthur MSP has written to the Lord Advocate about the lack of criminal prosecution following Allan’s FAI. Read the full story here.
The Times published an article about the Fatal Accident Inquiry ruling.