18 months ago, 21-year old Julian Cole was detained outside a nightclub in Bedford by five police officers. The incident left him with a broken neck and brain damage.
His family are now appealing that the investigation into exactly what went on that fateful night is taking too long, and they have good reason to be upset.
Julian was originally from Brent, but was studying Sports Science at Bedfordshire University when the incident happened.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission had been handeling the investigation, but have now referred it on to the Crown Prosecution Service. All five officers now face possible criminal charges.
No matter what happened on this unfortunate evening, we can only hope that justice is duly served for the young man’s family.