In the three years since David’s death, his family have campaigned to raise awareness of Indigenous deaths in custody. Carly Earl visits them in Kempsey on the eve of the inquest
Four days after Christmas 2015, Leetona Dungay’s son David Dungay Jr died in Sydney’s Long Bay jail. Prison officers stormed his cell after he refused to stop eating a packet of biscuits. He was restrained and administered a sedative, midazolam, and died.