Two Indigenous Australians died in custody in Sydney last week but the head of Corrective Services has defended the decision not to announce the deaths publicly.
- The Corrective Services Commissioner said it was not the department’s policy to inform the public of deaths in custody
- The NSW coroner will investigate both deaths
- The Commissioner acknowledged “hanging points” still exist in some jail cells
A woman, 44, died in an apparent suicide in Silverwater Women’s Correctional Centre on…