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Coroners Act In the matter of the Coroner's Findings and Recommendations regarding the death of Ms Wendy Murphy and Ms Natalie McCormack dated 14 March 2017

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Title

Coroners Act In the matter of the Coroner's Findings and Recommendations regarding the death of Ms Wendy Murphy and Ms Natalie McCormack dated 14 March 2017

Other title

Tabled Paper 242

Collection

Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2017-03-16

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

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application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/271492

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/432582

Page content

(iv) the particulars needed to register the death under the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act;" Formal Findings into the death of Kwementyaye Murphy 271. Pursuant to section 34 of the Coroner's Act, I find as follows: (i) The identity of the deceased is Wendy Murphy born on 5 August 1978, in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia. (ii) The time of death was between midnight on 19 December 2014 and 7.58am on 20 December 2014. The place of death was the shed behind House 19 Hoppy's Camp, Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. (iii) The cause of death was blunt head and chest trauma. (iv) The particulars required to register the death are: 1. The deceased is Wendy Murphy. 2. The deceased is of Aboriginal descent. 3. The deceased was unemployed at the time of her death. 4. The death was reported to the coroner by Police. 5. The cause of death was confirmed by Forensic Pathologist, Dr John Rutherford. 6. The deceased's mother was Doreen Murphy and her father was thought to be Kerry Hammond. Formal findings into the death of Kwementyaye McCormack 272. Pursuant to section 34 of the Coroner's Act, I find as follows: (i) The identity of the deceased is Natalie McCormack born on 9 October 1983, in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia. 48


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