Friday, 12 January 2018

Coroner criticises authorities for not telling family Indigenous prisoner was dying

Coroner criticises authorities for not telling family Indigenous prisoner was dying
- A coroner has criticised Northern Territory authorities for not telling the family of an Indigenous man in custody that he was critically ill until after he died, 12 days after being admitted to hospital. Kwementyaye Japaljarri*, 34, was serving a five-month prison sentence for non-violent driving-related offences ...