Man, 20, found dead in WA's Casuarina Prison
The Deaths In Custody Watch Committee (WA) Inc finds this news extremely upsetting as yet we see another life lost in a WA Prison. Things need to change. We are endevouring to find out further information at this stage. We would like to extend our heartfelt sadness and sincere condolences to the family of the deceased during this difficult time.
AUTHORITIES are investigating the death of a 20-year-old Aboriginal man at WA's maximum security Casuarina Prison.
WA's Department of Corrective Services confirmed the man had been found at around 3.50pm yesterday afternoon in the prison in Perth's far southern suburbs.
Efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.
A coronial inquiry has been launched into the death in custody, and WA police are conducting an investigation.
The man's next of kin have been notified.