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Death of Jaye Taueli while in Police custody

27 June 2023 

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has concluded that officers in Counties Manukau Custody Unit failed to recognise Mr Jaye Taueli was losing consciousness while in a restraint chair. This led to a delay in calling an ambulance to provide medical assistance. Mr Taueli died in hospital the following afternoon.

Public Report (PDF 715 KB) Media Statement 

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