Upcoming inquests

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

The NSW State Coroner, Teresa O’Sullivan, has advised the procedures that will apply in relation to the conduct of coronial proceedings at the Lidcombe Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court Complex (FMCCC), for matters listed from 1 June 2020. See State Coroners Memorandum No.2

Monday 18 January to Friday 22 January 2021

Inquest into the deaths of Tafari WALTON and Gabriella THOMPSON

Manner of death

Newcastle Court House – courtroom 6.1 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate O'Sullivan, State Coroner


Wednesday 20 January 2021

Findings into the death of Jaland SMALL

Death in Police operation

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 10.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Forbes, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 22 January 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of A F

Death in Police operation

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 9.00am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Forbes, Deputy State Coroner


Monday 25 January 2021, Wednesday 27 January 2021 to Thursday 28 January 2021

Inquest into the death of Caitlin CRUZ

Care and treatment issues

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 10am

Before His Honour Magistrate Lee, Deputy State Coroner


Wednesday 27 January 2021

Directions hearing into the death of Milo WILD

Death in Custody

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 28 January 2021

Directions Hearing into the death of Joshua SZCZUDLO

Care and treatment   

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe - courtroom 3 at 9.30am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 28 January 2021

Directions hearing into the death of Michael FARRELL

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 3 at 10am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 29 January 2021

Findings into the death of Deborah SPENCER

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 9.30am

Before His Honour Magistrate Lee, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 29 January 2021

Inquest into the death of J H

Manner of death

Forensic Medicine and Coroners Court complex 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe – courtroom 1 at 10am

Before Her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner

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