Lawyer Jeremy Gormley
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Sydney inquest hears of siege deaths

The start of an inquest into the Sydney cafe siege has heard that hostage Katrina Dawson was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets.

The inquest heard that another hostage, Tori Johnson, was killed by a bullet to the head from gunman Man Haron Monis, sparking the police raid.

Monis took 18 people hostage at a Sydney cafe last month.

Lawyer Jeremy Gormly, who has been assisting the coroner, gave details of what happened as police entered the Lindt cafe.

  • 29 Jan 2015
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