Sheldon Lewcock: Family of dying teen given 'racist' code by police

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While the 19-year-old - who was mixed race - was in hospital police gave his mother the codeword "banana" for when she wanted to visit.
"He had a heart of gold, wouldn't hurt anybody, always out on his bike... they'd go to Sulham Woods a lot because they'd made wooden ramps," Mrs Lewcock said.
"By then, I'm asking Sheldon, 'What's up?' The phone went dead and within about 10…

This story appeared on bbc.co.uk, 2023-01-25.
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