Inquest into death in custody shown footage of guards restraining Indigenous man and injection of Midazolam
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Any chance of survival for a man who stopped breathing while he was being restrained and medicated by five prison officers was lost because of the ineffective resuscitation attempts by health staff, a New South Wales coroner’s court has heard.

The evidence will be delivered by an expert witness during a two-week inquest in Sydney examining the death of David Dungay Jr, who died in the mental health ward of Long Bay jail on 22 December 2015 after he refused to stop eating a packet of biscuits, prompting rapid response officers to rush to his cell.

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