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Mana Whanonga Pirihimana Motuhake

Death following attempted suicide in Tauranga District Court cell

30 June 2020


The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found that Police did not comply with policy and failed in their duty of care to a detainee who attempted suicide while in a Court cell. He lost consciousness and died several days later when his life support was turned off.

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