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To: Justice Secretary Alex Chalk & Prime Minister Rishi Sunak


Potential Risk Arising From Toxic Gas In Landfills

We are calling for a truthful public debate and investigation into the tragic death of 7 year old Zane Gbangbola, who died when hydrogen cyanide was found in his home as floodwater rose beneath.

Why is this important?

Zane died in his home on 8 February 2014, a day after his home in Chertsey was hit by severe floods. His parents Nicole and Kye were hospitalised in a critical condition.

Evidence suggests the cause of Zane’s death was hydrogen cyanide, a toxic gas that can lurk in unregulated landfill - like the one by their house - released from the ground by mixing with floodwater. But it took Public Health England 14 weeks to confirm to the family that hydrogen cyanide was indeed found in their flooded house. And despite this the pathologist was never told to test Zane’s blood for hydrogen cyanide.

Nicole and Kye are bereaved parents who deserve to know what really happened to their son. They have been left ‘broken’ by the death of their son and frustrated by the lack of answers.

Zane's father Kye, who was left paralysed from the same incident and whose diagnosis is paraplegia due to Hydrogen Cyanide poisoning, says:

“We really want to push and find answers because it is wrong that these risks can occur. Ideally this is something we would like to be able to highlight nationally. This deadly gas has come from somewhere, the authorities need to admit its presence, investigate its source and act to prevent more deaths and illness.

We miss Zane every second of the day and all those who spent time with Zane commented that Zane was a truly remarkable boy. We would not want anyone else to experience this pain and burden of a living hell”.




2024-04-28 19:12:23 +0100

Zane’s parents have met the Secretary of State for Justice to once again call for an Independent Panel Inquiry into his death.
The 7 year old passed away after the River Thames flooded his home in Chertsey in 2014.
Justice Minister Alex Chalk has agreed to raise the case with the Environment Secretary and the Prime Minister’s advisers, his department has confirmed.
It follows a meeting between the Lord Chancellor and the parents of Zane Gbangbola over their fight for an independent panel inquiry.
But Kye and Nicole dispute this and say their son was killed by gas washed out of a former nearby landfill site.
The Lord Chancellor, Alex Chalk, says he recognises that achieving justice through Inquests has failed in many instances.
He cited the Hillsborough families.
He has agreed to raise the call for an Independent Panel Inquiry for Zane with the Prime Minister’s Office.

2024-02-22 19:44:55 +0000


2024-02-08 11:41:43 +0000

10 years today and still fighting for the TruthAboutZane please read here

2023-06-18 20:00:23 +0100

*Fathers* having to fight for their *Children* this *Fathers Day*
Zane died, Authorities Lied!
Do Please Watch and Share ❤🌺

2023-02-09 12:28:50 +0000

It's the 9th Anniversary of our beautiful Zane's death today 🙏🏿 There is no worse pain. Still we rise and we fight for the TruthAboutZane.

2022-12-24 13:39:39 +0000

Dear Supporter,

THEY HAVE DENIED US, They have ignored 117,000 people a request for an IPI into the death of Zane. Our petition delivery was refused.
We’ve written to 10 Downing Street to PM Rishi Sunak to ask for him to help us give Zane the one present we can.
Truth. Justice. Answers.
This will be our ninth Christmas without our son and the Prime Minister has it in his power to help - but will he?

As you can imagine we are devastated. Christmas without Zane is unbearable and our hope for the petition success has been taken from us. We will rise again and come back stronger.

Faith makes all things possible, Hope makes all things work, Love makes all things beautiful, May you have all three this Christmas. Cuddle those you love tightly.

Kye & Nicole - Zane's Daddy & Mummy ❤️

2022-11-07 11:39:54 +0000

Here is our video of the delivery of Zane's petition. Please watch our new video and spread far. We are all Zane's voice now - this must not be silenced.

2022-10-23 16:42:23 +0100

We did it! Please see the update here

2022-10-20 14:40:39 +0100

URGENT - We will still be delivering tomorrow!
We wanted to reach out to you all in light of todays events. We will still be delivering Zane's petition tomorrow and will share college green along with the worlds media.

See you there!

Zane's mummy and daddy

2022-10-18 15:17:13 +0100

*Less than a week to go,* *please join us 10.30am Friday 21st October at College Green, Parliament* to deliver the *117,000* signature petition calling for an Independent Panel Inquiry to get the truth recognised.

So much has been invested into this petition so many hours and miles walking around asking people to sign Zane’s petition, so many times have we had to retell of our heartbreak and ask strangers to listen to our crys. So many times have we had to drag ourselves up and spend 8 hours walking the streets asking for signatures and then inputting those to the online petition long after many have gone to bed. We are blessed that so many of you have supported us and we have over the 100,000 target for Zane.

We deliver this petition as a cry for answers, a cry for truth and a cry for an honest investigation into what happen to our son. Please join us or tweet #TruthAboutZane at 12noon on Friday.

See you there

2022-10-15 18:42:07 +0100

*Less than a week to go,* *please join us 10.30am Friday 21st October at College Green, Parliament* to deliver the *115,600* signature petition calling for an Independent Panel Inquiry to get the truth recognised. The simple fact our little Zane died in a home infused with the deadly nerve agent hydrogen cyanide.

*Book* your place though the link below.

It came into our home and killed our little boy.

Enough is enough, end the cover-up.

Zane must have truth and justice. And we will get it if we fight for it.

*Please share*

2022-10-09 15:48:21 +0100

Please Tweet #TRUTHABOUTZANE on Friday 21 October at 12pm.
You can also join us at College Green at 10.30am on the day marching to Downing Street to deliver our 110,000 signatures calling for an Independent Public Inquiry into the death of Zane Gbangbola. @TruthAboutZane
Zane's voice has been taken but collectively we can speak out for Zane, for truth, for the protection of future deaths.

2022-10-02 17:17:06 +0100

Please stand with us. Zane was killed and Kye's legs taken from him. Please stand for those who can't. Be Zane's voice hold up Zane's parents as we all raise our voice for the TruthAboutZane 21st October 11am Parliament. We should be celebrating Zane's 16th Birthday not crying for the truth.Zane died, Authorities Lied!

2022-09-21 11:59:20 +0100

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2022-08-03 20:57:54 +0100

Please watch our short video as we prepare to deliver Zane's petition on what should have been his 16 Birthday. #Forever7

Demand: #TruthAboutZane