Staines, Spelthorne. Tue 21 Oct 2014
Zane's parents, family members and 38 degrees campaigners met at Spelthorne Leisure centre, where a couple of TV crews had come for the event
' Spelthorne Council: Tell Us The Truth'. Spelthorne, the bit of Middlesex that refused to join London, includes Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury and Shepperton
The Thames flooded in February, including the area close to Chertsey Bridge where Zane and his family were living
Zane's house was next to an old landfill site and the campaign thinks that the flood water produced
highly poisonous hydrogen cyanide there from waste dumped years ago.
There seems to have been an official cover-up to put Zane's death down to carbon monoxide fumes from a hired pump
but Zane's family say this was not used in the house. Both his mother and father needed hospital treatment
after the incident, which has left his father Kye Gbangbola permanently in a wheelchair.
Carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide both act in similar ways, by binding with haemoglobin in the blood and preventing the vital transfer of oxygen
The campaign demands full testing of the site and an inquiry into the cause of the death of Zane Gbangbola.
Spelthorne Chief Executive Roberto Tamborini and a colleague came to meet the family and other protesters
outside the Spelthorne Council offices in Staines, and to answer questions and take the petition.
Although Tamborini expressed his sympathy, there was no firm committment to a full inquiry
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