Aboriginal families condemn Scott Morrison for ‘ignoring’ deaths in custody crisis

Aboriginal families condemn Scott Morrison for ‘ignoring’ deaths in custody crisis

The Guardian

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Man, 37, who died in his cell on Tuesday morning adds to at least six other Aboriginal people dying in NSW jails in past two months

Bereaved Aboriginal families have accused the prime minister of continuing to ignore the “ongoing crisis” of Aboriginal deaths in custody after news of two more deaths this week.

At least six Aboriginal people have died in custody across Australia in the past two months. Four were in New South Wales jails, and another involved NSW police.

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