The Sunday Post has published an article about the response of the SPS to the 13 recommendations made at the Fatal Accident Inquiry.
Category Archives: Media Coverage
Family of tragic Allan Marshall ‘disgusted’ over natural causes claim
The Daily Record has published a story about the family’s response to the claim by the Scottish Prison Service that Allan died of ‘natural causes’.
Humza Yousaf apologises to family of death-in-custody inmate Allan Marshall (Daily Record)
The Daily Record reported on a meeting between the family and the Justice Secretary, where he apologised to them. Read the full story.
Allan Marshall death prison rapped by watchdog over failings two years after horror incident (Daily Record)
A 2017 report highlights catalogue of failings including tackling bullying and how staff respond to threat to life situations at HMP Edinburgh. Read the full story here.
Scottish justice system slammed for ‘double standards’ by families of Allan Marshall and Sheku Bayoh (Daily Record)
After the Crown prosecuted the Brown brothers, who restrained an angry customer who later died, the families of Allan and Sheku spoke out to condemn the double standards as these deaths in custody have not had criminal prosecutions. Read the full story here.
Family grill jail chiefs over death-in-custody victim Allan Marshall being ‘taught a lesson’ theory (Daily Record)
The Daily Record published a story about the family’s meeting with prison bosses to demand answers to 20 questions. Read the full story here.
Scottish Government to blame for bid to stop Sunday Mail publishing horror prison CCTV (Daily Record)
Sunday Mail editor Brendan McGinty has published an article about the Scottish Government’s attempt to stop them publishing the CCTV footage. He calls the last-ditch bid a disturbing and regrettable episode. Read the full story.
Tragic Allan Marshall’s family say Humza Yousaf is ‘smearing dead man’ over injured prison guard claims (Daily Record)
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.
Allan Marshall death-in-custody prison officers could be charged with perjury (Daily Record)
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.
Shocking images show naked inmate dragged to his death by guards with towel over his face (Daily Record)
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.