Media Media releases Jeremy Corbyn MP attends inquest into the death of Leon Patterson Jeremy Corbyn, Labour MP for Islington North, is today (5 November) attending the inquest into the death of Leon Patterson. Leon (31) was found dead in a Stockport police cell on 27 November 1992 . He was of mixed race and lived in North London. He had been arrested on the 21 November on suspicion of attempting to steal a till from a store. Corbyn is attending in support of Leon's sister, Stephanie Lightfoot-Bennett, who lives in his constituency. INQUEST is an advice, support and campaign group concerned with deaths in custody and the inquest system.