Upcoming inquests

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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 10 October 2022. See State Coroner's Memorandum No. 7 (PDF, 113.1 KB)

Monday 6 – Friday 10 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of Ian TURNER

Manner of Death

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 1 at 10am

Before her Honour Magistrate Grahame, Deputy State Coroner


Monday 6 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of D.C.

Directions Hearing

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 9:30am

Before his Honour Magistrate O’Neil, Deputy State Coroner


Tuesday 7 – Friday 10 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of G.C.

Manner of Death

Batemans Bay Local Court, 24 Orient St, Batemans Bay

Before her Honour Magistrate O’Sullivan, State Coroner


Tuesday 7 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of Darren HIGGINS

Oral Submissions

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 10am

Before her Honour Magistrate Kennedy, Deputy State Coroner




Wednesday 8 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of P.H.

Death in Custody

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 10am

Before his Honour Magistrate O’Neil, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 9 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of James CUNNEEN

Directions Hearing

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 3 at 9:30am

Before his Honour Magistrate O’Neil, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 9 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of John Paul O’DONNELL

Directions Hearing

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 9:30am

Before her Honour Magistrate Kennedy, Deputy State Coroner


Thursday 9 February 2023

Inquest into the Disappearance and Suspected Death of Alexander STETZ

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 10am

Before her Honour Magistrate Kennedy, Deputy State Coroner




Friday 10 February 2023

Inquest into the Death of Andrew STUBBS

Directions Hearing

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 3 at 9:30am

Before his Honour Magistrate O’Neil, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 10 February 2023

Inquest into the Disappearance and Suspected Death of Melissa CADDICK

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 3 at 10am

Before her Honour Magistrate Ryan, Deputy State Coroner


Friday 10 February 2023

Findings into the Death of Anzac SULLIVAN

Forensic Medicine and Coroner’s Court Complex, 1A Main Ave, Lidcombe

Courtroom 2 at 9:30am

Before his Honour Magistrate Lee, Deputy State Coroner



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03 Feb 2023

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