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No charges to be laid against police after death of Indigenous woman Tanya Day – The Age

The decision has been revealed four months after the Deputy State Coroner referred the matter for criminal investigation, believing an indictable offence may have occurred.



“After an assessment of the evidence and receiving advice from the OPP, Victoria Police will not be proceeding with charges against the police officers in this matter.
Victoria Police acknowledges the loss and suffering experienced by Ms Days family.
Victoria Police takes any death in police care or custody very seriously and will continue reviewing the coroners findings and recommendations.”
Ms Day’s children (left to right) Belinda Stevens, Apryl Watson, Warren Stevens and Kimberly Watson.C…

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