Premier league footballer Dalian Atkinson, killed by police Taser, to be laid to rest this weekend

Friday, 18 November 2016

Dalian_Atkinson_1The funeral of premier league footballer Dalian Atkinson will be held this Saturday 19th November. He died after police kicked and tasered him six times after responding to calls of a disturbance at his parents' home. The athlete had been battling kidney problems and was in deep emotional distress at the time. His death has reinforced fears across black Britain over how the most vulnerable and those who have mental health needs from this community are treated by the police.



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