The coronial inquest into the death
in custody of Mark Holcroft begins on Monday 18 July 2011 at Wagga Wagga Local Court.
Holcroft (pictured) was a low security inmate who travelled in a Corrections NSW prison
van between Bathurst Correctional Centre and Tumbarumba on 27 August 2009.
Mark was pronounced dead by ambulance personnel shortly after the van arrived
The two-week inquest is before his Honour Magistrate MacMahon, Deputy State Coroner. The first week of the inquest is at the Wagga Wagga Local Court; week two is at the Coroner’s Court in Glebe.
Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) is representing three members of the late Mr
Holcroft’s family at the inquest.
Contact: PIAC Media and Communications Officer, Dominic O’Grady.
Photo courtesy of the Holcroft family.