The Deaths in Custody Watch Committee made submissions at the close of the inquest into the death in custody of Ms Dhu and for the application to release the CCTV footage. These are up in the Resources section.
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The inquest into a death of an Indigenous woman in Western Australia exposed a string of failings by police and medical staff.
Noongar woman, 44, died after being taken to hospital suffering a heart attack, says minister
An Indigenous woman has died in custody in Western Australia after having a heart attack on Saturday night.
‘The family has been requesting this and we hope now that the coroner will see fit to release it,’ Aboriginal legal service CEO says