Insp Justin French ‘built a story’ because he knew he was ‘on the hook’ over James Herbert’s death, misconduct hearing told

A police inspector “built a story” that a young man with mental health issues – who died after being restrained by officers and left naked in a cell – had been behaving aggressively, a misconduct hearing has been told.

Justin French allegedly tried to “cover his tracks” by claiming 25-year-old James Herbert was “shouting, screaming and kicking” as he was being driven to a police station in Somerset.

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