An independent public inquiry set up to examine the events surrounding the death of Sheku Bayoh, the subsequent investigation and whether race was a factor
Sheku Bayoh died on 3 May 2015 after an incident in the street in Kirkcaldy involving officers of Police Scotland.
The purpose of the Inquiry is to examine:
- the immediate circumstances leading to the death of Mr Bayoh
- how the police dealt with the aftermath
- the subsequent investigation into the death
- whether race was a factor
The Inquiry can also make recommendations to prevent deaths in similar circumstances.
Read the full terms of reference here.
The Inquiry is chaired by Lord Bracadale.
You'll find the latest updates from the Inquiry below.
Media advisory publishedPublished: 15/09/2021 - 9:22am
Media advisory issued in relation to a restriction order made by the Chair
Restriction order publishedPublished: 15/09/2021 - 8:47am
The Inquiry has published a restriction order
Inquiry update publishedPublished: 30/04/2021 - 8:52am
Inquiry Chair Lord Bracadale outlines progress made by the Inquiry in a video update