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Barton Street jail inquest reveals scarcity of 'code white' kits

A coroner’s inquest has revealed that the Hamilton-Wentworth detention centre only had one “code white” kit at the time 40-year-old inmate Louis Unelli died.

It’s the kit that contains blood pressure equipment, gauze, a stethoscope, and more recently, the opioid overdose-reversing drug Narcan (or naloxone). 243 more words


Barton Street jail inquest hears about limits of naloxone following opioid overdose

An inquest exploring the circumstances surrounding the death of eight inmates at the Barton Street jail has heard expert testimony about the limits of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone. 296 more words


Barton Street jail inquest looks at impact of opioids

An inquest into eight overdose deaths at the Hamilton-Wentworth Detention Centre resumed Monday.

Officials are providing a more in-depth look at the impact opioids have on the body. 255 more words


At Pantclyd Farm

Richard Edwards b. Llanuwchllyn, Merionethshire, 27 Feb 1885.  d. Llanuwchllyn, Merionethshire, 24 Jun 1905.

Family trees can be cold, dry things.  But look, there he is, a pale, sensitive lad of perhaps eighteen years, with wavy hair and full lips.   681 more words

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Hannah Fish aged 5 died in 1879

On Friday 30 May 1879 a five-year-old girl called Hannah Fish died at Lamplough, a small gold-mining town near Avoca in central Victoria.

Her death was sudden and unexpected, and a coronial inquest was held the next day. 584 more words

Trove Tuesday

Jordan Lafond inquest delayed until June due to lawyer illness

The family of Jordan Lafond was disappointed to learn Monday the inquest into his death was postponed by nearly four months.

Lafond, 21, died after a vehicle he was a passenger in crashed near Bethlehem Catholic High School on Oct. 340 more words


Another sad story: Joseph Phipps

Joseph Phipps was Ari’s 4x great-grandfather. This is the only photo we have of him.

He was born on 25 October 1848 in Holbrook, Belper, Derbyshire, the son of William Phipps and Mary Taylor. 229 more words