Harrowing video of run up to death of Leon Briggs in custody shown at inquest

Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Harrowing video of run up to death of Leon Briggs in custody shown at inquest” – below is their description.

Warning: this report contains distressing images.

Harrowing police custody footage has been played to an inquest into the death of a 39-year-old father in 2013.

Leon Briggs was suffering serious mental health problems when he was restrained by police in Luton then transported to a police cell by a firearms unit.

Channel 4 News applied to the Coroner to release the crucial video which shows the moments leading up to Mr Briggs’ death.

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