This article originally appeared on The Age on 12 May 2021.

Link: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/after-less-than-a-week-in-police-custody-sony-was-rendered-a-quadriplegic-20210505-p57p9s.html

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Six days after being taken into police custody, Aboriginal man Sony Ray Austin’s spinal cord was severed and he was rendered a quadriplegic. Sony’s injury is the basis of a lawsuit brought by firm Robinson Gill, which often represents people injured during interactions with police.