Indigenous man who died after car crash investigated as death in custody

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Man, 47, from Tjuntjuntjarra the second person in month to die in Western Australia police custody

An Indigenous man who died while detained by police after a car crash in Kalgoorlie is the second person in the past month to die in police custody in Western Australia.

The 47-year-old from the remote community of Tjuntjuntjarra, about 700km east of Kalgoorlie and 1,200km east of Perth in the Great Victoria Desert, was a passenger in a car that has been spotted by a police patrol in Boulder, a suburb to the south of Kalgoorlie, because it did not have number plates.

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