Inquest to begin into death of Burgess Hill man in police custody

An inquest into the death of a Burgess Hill man who died after being arrested is due to begin on Monday (March 11).

Duncan Tomlin, 32, died after being arrested at an address in Ryecroft, Haywards Heath, in July 2014.

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A statement released by his family said: “This year will see the fifth anniversary of Duncan’s death. We hope that this inquest will provide some clarity regarding the events leading up to this tragedy.”

The scene of the police incident. Picture: Steve Robards