Bangalow man dies while in police custody at Lismore. Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate
Bangalow man dies while in police custody at Lismore. Photo: Trevor Veale / The Coffs Coast Advocate Trevor Veale

Man dies while in custody of police

A CRITICAL incident investigation will take place after the death of a man at Lismore Base Hospital yesterday.

About 11pm (Monday 18 January 2016), police conveyed a 23-year-old man to Lismore Hospital for medical treatment.

He had been detained by police after acting irrationally on Sampson Street, Bangalow.

Whilst being treated by medical staff at the hospital, the man died.

Due to the man being in police custody, a critical incident investigation team will investigate all circumstances surround the incident.



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