The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has directed the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) to carry out an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of 31 year old Sheku Ahmed Tejan Bayoh in Kirkcaldy on Sunday 3 May who had been detained by police shortly before his death.

A report on the PIRC's findings will be submitted to the COPFS in due course.

The PIRC is appealing for witnesses in relation to this investigation. View the witness appeal here.