March 2016


13 years on a slab; Qld court rejects daughters’ plea to stop mother’s burial

In what Justice Hugh Fraser labelled a “terribly sad case” even a plea to merely view their mother’s body, was also shut down. June Woo died at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in November 2002. Her daughters sought an inquest on the grounds that the death was due to the hospital’s negligence. Woo’s corpse was kept in a Queensland mortuary until 2009 when the coroner

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