Officer probed over Rashan Charles police chase death

A Metropolitan Police officer is being investigated for gross misconduct over the death of Rashan Charles in London, the police watchdog has said.

A Metropolitan Police officer is being investigated for gross misconduct over the death of Rashan Charles in London, the police watchdog has said.

Mr Charles, 20, died after being apprehended by police officers in Dalston, east London, on 22 July.

He became ill after trying to swallow an object and was later pronounced dead in hospital.

A package containing "a mixture of paracetamol and caffeine" was later discovered in his throat.

His death led to angry clashes in...
source: BBC