Inquiry demand into reggae singer's death


About a thousand supporters and family of the singer Smiley Culture have marched to Scotland Yard calling for a public inquiry into his death.

The 80's reggae artist died from a stab wound while in police custody during a raid at his home in Warlingham, Surrey on 15 March.

The family have accused the police of failing to explain the death of the singer, whose real name was David Emmanuel.

They were told he stabbed himself while making a cup of tea, despite officers still being in his home in Warlingham.

The singer had been due to face trial accused of conspiracy to supply cocaine.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has launched an investigation into the death.

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