The mother of a three-year-old boy who died after becoming stuck in a washing machine said she had 'killed' her baby as paramedics tried to save him, an inquest has heard.
Aleisha Orr The inquest into the death of a three-year-old boy, whose body was found in a washing machine, will continue in Perth on Tuesday.
An inquest into the presumed deaths of more than 100 passengers on board an asylum seeker boat that sank north of Christmas Island last year will begin next week.
Rania Spooner A Perth baby who died days after he was found face down in his cot and later discovered to have alcohol in his blood has been ruled out as a case of sudden infant death syndrome.
Aleisha Orr The clue to solving the disappearance of teenager Hayley Dodd 14 years ago could be held at a property only about a kilometre from where she went missing.
Liam Ducey A grid search will take place at the Badgingarra property believed to hold clues to solving the disappearance of teenager Hayley Dodd 14 years ago.
Australian authorities ruled a doomed asylum seeker boat was not in distress before it sank in rough seas between Indonesia and Christmas Island claiming more than 100 lives, an inquest has heard.
Rania Spooner The fatal drug overdoses of two nurses working in Perth's public hospitals have come under coronial scrutiny amid concerns the controlled substances could have come from their workplaces.
A coronial inquest has found a midwife and nurse at two of Perth's main hospitals died of accidental overdoses within six months of each other after obtaining drugs from their workplaces.
The father of two young boys, who died after their mother left them in a shower for 10 hours, has told a coronial inquest his former partner had bad sleeping habits but he never thought she was...
Rania Spooner Inquest could finally explain tragic mystery of dead baby brothers.
Rania Spooner The 'tragic case' of two young boys who died in a bathroom over ten hours while their mother lay on her bed only metres away has highlighted the need for ongoing awareness of post-natal depression,...
Anne-Louise Brown Donna Rasmussen says she “feels dead inside” after the sudden death of disabled teenage son in 2009.
Rania Spooner A woman with multiple sclerosis, who died in her Bull Creek home while being cared for by her nurse husband, looked "just like a little skeleton" in her final days, the West Australian Coroner's...
The Perth teenager who was poisoned after drinking a methanol-laced cocktail in Indonesia has died.
The West Australian coroner has found that a 20-year-old woman missing for more than 12 years was a victim of a homicide, but has refused to rule on whether a suspect in the case was involved in the...
An Australian man charged with 89 people-smuggling offences, many of which relate to last year's deadly Christmas Island boat disaster, has made a brief appearance in the Perth Magistrates Court.
Chalpat Sonti The family of an Aboriginal elder who died in searing heat in the back of a prison van has welcomed a decision to lay charges over his death.
Rhianna King The state coroner has criticised the lack of marine search and rescue equipment as well as the navigational decision that led to the deaths of 50 asylum seekers off Christmas Island in 2010.
Aja Styles As the screams of men, women and children rang out in the heaving seas off Christmas Island, two navy sailors have told how they were forced to make the ultimate choice - who would live, and who...