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Police bullet fragments killed Sydney cafe siege victim: Inquest

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Published on January 30, 2015 with No Comments

One of the two hostages who died in a 16-hour siege at a Sydney cafe in December was killed by ricochets of a police bullet or bullets, an inquest into the deadly stand-off heard on Thursday. 

Barrister and mother-of-three Katrina Dawson, 38, was killed along with cafe manager Tori Johnson, 34, and gunman Iranian-born Man Haron Monis when police stormed the cafe in Sydney’s financial district. 

“Ms Dawson was struck by six fragments of a police bullet or bullets which ricocheted from hard surfaces into her body,” counsel assisting the coronial inquest, Jeremy Gormly, said. 

The inquest confirmed that Johnson was killed by the gunman.


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