23 Oct 2019

Police failed to tell doctor young man hurt himself in cell

From Morning Report, 8:46 am on 23 October 2019

An inquest has been told the police failed to tell a doctor a young man had hit his head more than 200 times against the walls and floor of the South Auckland police cell he later died in. 21 year old Sentry Taitoko, who was high on drugs, died in a suicide watch cell at Counties Manukau Police station in February 2014. Katie Scotcher reports.