Epilepsy death and 'selfie' taking not acceptable

First published in Your Views

There is an illness abroad wonderfully composed of earthquakes, eruptions and tremors.

Epilepsy – the malady that dares not speak its name.

The blind, wizened, obstreperous step-sister of conventional illness. 

Just recently East Sussex’s ‘finest’ were called to a man suffering a seizure in Haywards Heath. 

They pepper-sprayed him, wrestled him to the ground and three of them sat on his chest. The man died, of course. 

And in Colchester, a young lady was walking her dog in a park when she suffered a seizure. 

When she came round, she saw two men standing over her laughing at the blood from her bitten tongue and the fact that she had wet herself. 

They were holding camera phones inches from her face, taking ‘selfies’.

The park was busy at the time, but no-one came to help her. 
Essex Police said they are not investigating as no crime has been committed. 

The young lady lying there bleeding and helpless with two thugs standing over her thought it might have been a crime. 

William Long, 
Lushes Road, 

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

9:36am Sat 16 Aug 14

Villagecranberry says...

Selfies are when you take a 'self picture' not of others.
Selfies are when you take a 'self picture' not of others. Villagecranberry
  • Score: -1

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree