5 Jan 2015

Autopsy for man who died in PNG cell window

4:44 pm on 5 January 2015

In Papua New Guinea, a post-mortem will be carried out this week on the body of a man who died while trying to escape from Jomba police station in Madang.

Madang provincial police commander, Sylvester Kalaut, says the man died on Thursday while trying to follow 10 others who escaped through a cell window.

Mr Kalaut told the newspaper, the National, that the man got stuck in the window and suffocated to death.