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Coroner Bentley Finds that Doreen Langham’s killing by ex-partner was preventable if police did their job

In January this year Coroner Bentley gave me access to all the coronial files relating to the murder of Doreen Langham by her ex-partner. I submitted a report and later gave evidence at the Coronial Inquest on 9 March 2022. I concluded, as did the Coroner, that Ms Langham’s experience of the QPS as a …


Should Australian States Trial Specialist Domestic Family Violence Police Stations?

After Coroner Bentley delivered her scathing findings of the police investigations into the murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children, as well as the murder of Doreen Langham by ex partner, she recommended that the State fund and trial specialist domestic violence police stations in Qld. Every party of the inquest into Doreen Langham, …