|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 68 (Mar)|
|Representation||Nicholas Blake QC and Leslie Thomas (instructed by Christian Fisher & Co) for the claimant.|
|Paul Kilcoyne (instructed by Andrew Laycock, Hertfordshire) for the defendant.|
|Duncan Macleod (instructed by Hertfordshire Force Legal Services Department) for the interested party.|
|Judgment Dates:||7 March 2002|
Coroner - Inquest - Verdict - Lack of care - Police stopping deceased on suspicion of drugs offences - Deceased carrying drugs in his mouth - Package of drugs bursting - Police failing to call ambulance immediately - Coroner not leaving verdict of neglect to jury - Whether coroner in error.