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Emotions high as inquest into death in custody of Ashley Washington concludes

A young woman with long, dark hair stands with an older, grey-haired man outside a court building.

The family of a 31-year-old man who died during a police arrest in south-west Queensland has described him as a lost but “beautiful soul”. Key points: The inquest heard that a specific cause of death could not be determined because of multiple contributing factors Counsel assisting advised that the actions of police were appropriate and did not recommend an adverse finding …

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