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An artist takes on one of Germany's most notorious deaths in custody

Oury Jalloh was an asylum seeker from Sierra Leone who burned to death in a police cell in Dessau in 2005. Now video artist Mario Pfeifer is throwing new light on the case in a project which involved commissioning a forensic fire investigator to reconstruct the circumstances of the fire. He spoke to Inside Europe's Kate Laycock.