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Under certain circumstances the coroner for a jurisdiction may remove and retain pathological samples from a deceased person's body. When the samples are released by the coroner, how should the be dealth with?
In November 2016, a toddler at Black Head Bowling Club with her family to attend a 50th birthday at a club with extended family and friends, was killed by a monument that fell on her. The NSW Coroner has now released a finding resulting from the inquest into the death of Indy Henderson.
The Forensic Medicine service at NSW Health Pathology works at the direction of the NSW State Coroner to conduct medical examinations into unexpected or unexplained deaths in NSW. At its three dedicated Forensic Medicine facilities in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong, it places the highest priority on supporting a bereaved family’s need for answers as well as the Coroner’s role in delivering justice and improving the health and safety of people in NSW.
Here is the Service's July 2020 newsletter:
The Sydney Morning Herald reports about Pono Aperahama, who died in tragic circumstances at Lambton swimming pool in Newcastle on October 17, 2017. For almost two months the body of the disabled teenager has remained with the State coroner in Newcastle while his family waged a bitter war over the remains.
The Australian Captial Territory's Coroner has prescribed practices where the death of a person is reported to the ACT Coroner and it is possible the person may have had Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).