Officers used handcuffs and leg restraints on Terry Smith, 33, after failing to recognise he suffered from excited delirium

A jury has found that Surrey police seriously failed in its duty of care to a 33-year-old labourer who was handcuffed, placed in leg restraints and had a spit hood placed over his head in the hours before he died.

Terry Smith, a father of two from Stanwell in Surrey, told police he could not breathe on at least 13 occasions. He was restrained by police for more than two hours.

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