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Officer used 'deadly or lethal force' believing Sheku Bayoh had killed his colleague

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Pc Ashley Tomlinson said he used the highest level of police force. He believed Bayoh had killed his colleague, Pc Nicole Short. Bayoh died in custody after police received multiple 999 calls about a man armed with knife in Kirkcaldy, Fife.
1 month ago·Fife, United Kingdom

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The Independent

‘Deadly force’ was justified in restraint of Sheku Bayoh, officer tells inquiry

Pc Ashley Tomlinson was speaking at the inquiry into the death of Sheku Bayoh in Kirkcaldy in May 2015.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Scotsman

Officer used 'deadly or lethal force' believing Sheku Bayoh had killed his colleague

The amount of force used to restrain Sheku Bayoh before he died in custody was justified, an inquiry into his death was told.

1 month ago
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The Courier

Deadly force 'justified' in arrest of Sheku Bayoh, police officer says

A PC who struck Sheku Bayoh with his baton believed deadly force was justified, the inquiry into the Kirkcaldy man's death has heard. PC Ashley Tomlinson

1 month ago·Dundee, United Kingdom
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