Every death in custody is a tragedy for families and friends and has a profound effect on staff and other prisoners.
Young people in custody are some of the most vulnerable and troubled individuals in society and their safety is our highest priority.
Strenuous efforts are made to learn from each death and improve our understanding and procedures for caring for prisoners.
Findings from relevant reports and inquests are examined and incorporated into policies with guidance and lessons learned shared with custodial staff.
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Julian Cadman, who is thought to have dual British-Australian nationality, became separated from his mother who was injured in the attack.