‘Magaluf bouncers and cops left Brit dad brain dead’, claims medical expert

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A medical expert claimed a Brit dad-of-two who died after an alleged beating from bouncers and police in Magaluf suffered "brain stem death" because of the "beating", according to the family's lawyers.

Tobias White-Sansom, 35 and from Nottingham, tragically died in Son Llatzer Hospital in Majorca on Sunday (July 31).

His death came five days after an incident at Boomerang Nightclub where it is alleged bouncers and police beat and knelt on him for around an hour.

Videos of the alleged incident were passed to the Daily Star by Tobias' brother, medical cannabis millionaire Maximillian White. Other videos we chose not to publish show paramedics and police desperately trying to revive him after his heart stopped twice.

He was later put into a medically induced coma but doctors couldn't halt his deteriorating condition.

The Daily Star has now been sent an extended statement from Grosvenor Law, the London-based firm hired by Tobias' family.

It claims that the family flew their own medical expert from the US to Majorca.

It reads: "The family flew in a cerebral haemorrhage expert from the USA, who sadly discovered Toby had suffered brain stem death, amongst other traumatic injuries, because of savage beating.

"The family is aware of unsubstantiated allegations that Toby died from recreational drugs: the family – listening to the expert US medical advice, that they flew into Mallorca – are convinced that independent, judicial-standard autopsies will show Toby’s cause of death to be violent beating and police brutality."

It also claims: "No nightclub staff are recorded as seeking even the most minor medical attention."

The bombshell statement comes after police said they attended the club following a report of an assault on a bouncer.

Maximillian – who wasn't at Boomerang at the time – claims witnesses say Tobias had gone to retrieve his t-shirt and was told his belongings had been put away.

He was then allegedly "grabbed from behind" while waiting at the bar, initially resisting as he didn't know who it was, before it is claimed he was badly beaten by bouncers.

Grosvenor Law's statement goes on to allege "medical first responders" were "misinformed by the attending officers" and gave Tobias sedatives following his heart attack "when they should have given him adrenalin to restart his heart".

The statement adds that Grosvenor Law are now working with British and Swiss private investigators, "pursuing an inquiry that, having been assaulted by nightclub bouncers, Toby was fatally injured and unlawfully killed by police officers".

Dan Morrison, the family's lead lawyer for the investigation, said their first priority is to appeal for more evidence, although they already have "dozens of witness statements and harrowing mobile phone videos".

Pictures and footage can be sent to [email protected]. "The privacy of anyone submitting pictures or footage will be respected," the statement added.

Maximillian said: "I have promised the mother of Toby’s children, and the rest of my family, that I will stop at nothing to expose the truth and to get justice for Toby’s killing."

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Yesterday (Wednesday, August 3), the Daily Star published a number of eyewitness accounts of the alleged excessive force used by bouncers and police.

A Spanish police spokesperson said: "Guardia Civil can confirm there is a research on course about the facts. Guardia Civil received an emergency call about a physical assault with a header by an alcoholic person to the nightclub bouncer.

"Upon the arrival of the Guardia Civil police, this man was violent and police reduced him to be assisted by medical services. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. There, once while he was being assisted, he was arrested for a crime of injury."

A Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office spokesperson said: "We are supporting the family of a British man who has died in Mallorca and are in contact with the local authorities."

The Daily Star has approached Magaluf Club Pass, which runs Boomerang, for comment.

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