Cops reject coroner’s fatal siege ‘Hollywood myth’

His remarks appear after the Supreme Court of SA rejected a authorized challenge by law enforcement commissioner Grant Stevens adhering to the coronial investigation of Alexander Kuskoff.

A STAR Group officer, recognised only as DA, shot Mr Kuskoff, 50, 2 times at his Elwomple home after a 5-hour siege in September 2015.

Mr Kuskoff, who was suffering from delusions and psychosis, had been firing pictures indiscriminately and attempted to shoot down a law enforcement helicopter.

Deputy Point out Coroner Anthony Schapel handed down his findings last August. He instructed SA Law enforcement could evaluation their coverage of aiming at the body’s centre of mass and rather aim for limbs.

“The evidence … revealed that there is in existence, and was at the time in which this inquest is worried, a coverage in SAPOL in opposition to the use of extremity capturing,” Mr Schapel wrote in his report.

“The (overall body-mass) … Read More

Man bailed over Port Augusta fatal crash

Mathew John Thomas is charged with two counts of producing demise by risky driving in excess of the incident previously this month which claimed the life of Stephen “Dicky” Push, fifty, and Naomi Braden, 44.

They died just after currently being strike by a motor vehicle as they walked along Caroona Rd, at two.20am.

Thomas was granted bail by a justice of the peace but prosecutors took the situation to the Supreme Courtroom on Monday, seeking to have the choice overturned.

They argued that the offences have been way too really serious and raised concerns for the security of the accused and his spouse and children really should he be returned to the neighborhood neighborhood.

The court was also informed the funerals for Mr Push and Ms Braden have been to be held on Tuesday.

Defence counsel Craig Caldicott questioned for Thomas’ release on property detention to be upheld and … Read More