A North Queensland inquest has heard an Indigenous man who died in police custody received “sub-optimal” treatment from paramedics.
- Queensland Ambulance Service says an Indigenous man who died in custody wasn’t properly assessed by paramedics
- The inquest heard that an ambulance officer instructed a police constable to perform CPR on the man
- Twelve people gave evidence at the inquest, the findings of which are expected to be handed down later this year
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains the name of a person who has died.
Trevor King, known locally as Noomba, died in the early hours of February 11, 2018.
Mr King, who had existing serious heart problems, had been sniffing petrol and…