Death of arrested man Cédric Chouviat: how superiors covered up police officers' lies


Cédric Chouviat, aged 42, died after being arrested and held on the ground by police officers on January 3rd 2020 following a routine roadside check near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The latest evidence in the investigation, which has been seen by Mediapart and newspaper Libération, reveals not only the responsibility of the four arresting officers in the deliveryman's death, but also that of their colleagues and superior officers who became involved after the arrest. Pascale Pascariello reports.

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The latest evidence in the investigation into the death of deliveryman Cédric Chouviat after a routine roadside check in Paris shows that both the arresting police officers and their superiors told lies and committed serious ethical breaches, Mediapart and newspaper Libération can reveal.