Delivered on - 20 March 2014
Delivered at - Perth
Finding of - Coroner Linton
Recommendations - N/A
Orders/Rules - N/A
Suppression Order - N/A
Summary - The deceased was a 38 year old man who died on 13 September 2012 at Royal Perth Hospital after he became seriously ill while a remand prisoner at Casuarina Prison.
The inquest focused on the care provided to the deceased while a prisoner, both within the custodial environment and while he was admitted at Royal Perth Hospital.
The Coroner found the deceased died consistent with heart failure in a man with dilated cardiomyopathy and focal severe coronary artery atherosclerosis. The manner of death was natural causes.
Catch Words - Death in Custody - Prison - medical care - heart failure - natural causes
Last updated: 30-Dec-2014
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