‘The only person in danger when the police broke into our mother’s home was our mother,’ family of Krista Kach say after she was Tasered and shot with bean bag rounds in NewcastleSign up for the Rural Network email newsletterJoin the Rural Network group on Facebook to be part of the communityThe family of a woman who died after being shot with a Taser and bean bag rounds in Newcastle last week say New South Wales police had previously “assured” them she would be looked after by medical professionals.Krista Kach, 47, died in John Hunter hospital on Thursday night after officers forced their way into her apartment after a nine-hour standoff. Police claim Kach had earlier threatened officers with an axe. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2023/sep/18/family-statement-krista-kach-died-tasered-newcastle-nsw-police
Author : Catie McLeod
Publish date : 2023-09-17 23:56:29
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