Coroner's Court of Western Australia

Inquest into the Death of Anthony Nigel AXTELL

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: 6-Feb-2024

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