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Smiley Culture’s death leads to demand for changes to minimise suspicious deaths

Demands include cameras in police vans, non-affiliation of IPCC with police
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18th April 2011:
Tragic rapper-cum-Dj Smiley Culture’s death has brought about a demand for carrying out vital changes to legislation to possibly minimise the numbers of suspicious deaths.

The development assumes significance as suspicious deaths come out to be one a week for the past decade.

The demand came during a protest rally organised for demanding a public probe into Smiley’s death.

Smiley Culture, alias David Emmanuel, died from a stab wound following a dawn raid by five Met police officers on his house in Warlingham.

The police has been claiming he stabbed himself, but the family is disputing the claim.
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The demands include cameras in police vans and non-affiliation of Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) members with the police.

Demand for public probe into Smiley Culture’s death gains momentum

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