Murderer Michael Stirling has today been sentenced to life imprisonment for the brutal and callous killing of midwife Samantha Eastwood back in July.
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The family of Adrian McDonald have been left unsatisfied and devastated after a jury reached their conclusion into the reason for his death.
Staffordshire Police have now released body camera footage filmed on the night of Adrian McDonalds death.
The brother of Adrian McDonald expressed his anger after an inquest jury unanimously concluded the reason behind his death today (November 28).
They concluded that the 34-year-old died from ‘effects of cocaine and stress caused by the incident’ back in December 2014.
A jury who will determine the reason for Adrian McDonald’s death has today been told to consider if the police missed opportunities to help him survive.
A man who died in police custody in Stoke-on-Trent may have died from a combination of cocaine and stress of being tasered and bitten by a police dog, an inquest heard.
A jury at Hanley Town Hall heard how Adrian McDonald, 34, of Dalton, Huddersfield had high levels of cocaine and evidence of cannabis and alcohol in his system at the time of his death.
A Staffordshire Police inspector has recalled at an inquest how he tried to save the life of Adrian McDonald four years ago.
The jury at Hanley Town Hall heard how now retired Inspector Richard Bills attended the scene in Newcastle-under-Lyme and provided mouth to mouth in efforts to resuscitate the 34-year-old.
An inquest into the death of a man who died after being bitten by a police dog and tasered in Newcastle, was opened this week almost four years after his death.
Adrian McDonald, of Dalton, Huddersfield, was bitten and tasered before being arrested and placed in the back of a police van back.
Staffordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves burgled a charity warehouse in the middle of last night, (November 4).
A woman has been arrested after a house fire in Stoke-on-Trent left two men in hospital.
Staffordshire Police and fire crews remain at the scene of the fire on Bradbury Close, Norton.