Adam Straw represents family of Leon Briggs for inquest into his death in custody after being restrained by Bedfordshire police under the Mental Health Act

Lorry driver Leon Briggs died after being detained under the Mental Health Act at Luton police station. The father-of-two was seen on CCTV skipping between shops and across roads before being handcuffed and placed in leg restraints by two police officers on Marsh Road in Luton on 4 November 2013. Mr Briggs was later detained in a cell but he became unconscious and was later pronounced dead in hospital.

Leon’s family are represented by Inquest Lawyers Group members, DSC's Adam Straw and Dexter Dias QC (Garden Court Chambers) instructed by Jocelyn Cockburn & Gimhani Eriyagolla of Hodge Jones & Allen.

Media coverage: BBC.

The inquest continues.