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Cynthia Jarrett

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Cynthia Jarrett

Person  Female  Born 1936  Died 5/10/1985

Categories: Tragedy

Mother of Floyd Jarrett, who had been arrested and charged by the police for theft and assault. Although he had been released, the police later decided to search his mother's home. Mrs Jarrett collapsed and died of a heart attack during the search, and it was later alleged that she was pushed by the police. The incident sparked off riots in the Broadwater Farm area of North London, resulting in the stabbing to death of PC Keith Blakelock.

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Cynthia Jarrett 1936 - 1985, symbol of the community.

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