Death in custody: inquest begins but family still clueless about evidence

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Seven prison officers yet to provide a statement on what happened in the van during the journey with Morrison

Unusually for a coronial inquest, the family of Wiradjuri man Wayne Fella Morrison does not know what the evidence is going to show.

They have the witness schedule and a rough outline of events. They have read the brief. They know that the inquest, which began at the Adelaide magistrates court on Monday, is expected to run until 28 September and possibly for several more days in December, if the deputy state coroner, Jayne Basheer, decides she needs more time to hear all the evidence.

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