5 March 2023

Man dies in police custody in Goulburn

| Ian Bushnell
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Officers from Murray River Police District will investigate the death of a man in police custody. Photo: File.

NSW Police have launched a critical incident investigation after a man died while in police custody in Goulburn.

Police said that about noon today (Sunday 5 March 2023), police arrested a 54-year-old man for an alleged aggravated break and enter offence on Hume Street, Goulburn.

The man was taken to Goulburn Police Station where he complained of chest pains.

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NSW Ambulance paramedics were called and the man collapsed a short time later but could not be revived.

Police said a critical incident investigation team from Murray River Police District would now investigate all circumstances surrounding the incident.

That investigation would be subject to an independent review by Monaro Police District.

A report will be prepared for the coroner.

Original Article published by Ian Bushnell on Riotact.

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