Published Wednesday January 31 2018

Inquest opens into the death of Olaseni Lewis

Olaseni (known as Seni) Lewis was 23 years old when he died following prolonged restraint by police officers at the Bethlem Royal Hospital on 31 August 2010.

Almost six and a half years later, the shocking and contentious circumstances of the death will finally be subject to public scrutiny at South London Coroner’s Court.Raju Bhatt and Sophie Naftalin of Bhatt Murphy represent Seni’s family.