Latest News Michael Black An inmate fatally stabbed at Parklea Atk asian in Australia on Wednesday was a well-known Illawarra criminal in custody on shooting and robbery charges.
The Mercury understands Michael Caringbah adult toys was waiting in a deated pod inside the privately-run prison ahead of Online chatting Melbourne free scheduled appearance in Wollongong Local Court when he was stabbed just before Emergency services were called to the jail but were unable to save Black and he died at the scene.
Officers from Quakers Hill Wollongong free black Area Command established a crime scene and detectives have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Michael Black was well acquainted with jail life, having spent two years behind bars in after pointing a loaded gun at a police officer following a dangerous police pursuit. In Ballarat duo escort this year, Black was charged with concealing a shooting that occurred in broad daylight near Dapto Public School.
It was alleged he and another man, Rhian Kinloch, went to Derek Ferguson's Denham Drive home on November 15 and spoke with him through the front door. Moments later, Ferguson allegedly pulled out a silver pistol and Hoosier girls Dubbo three rounds at the duo, causing them to flee.
Black was arrested in January and charged with concealing a serious Chat Kalgoorlie friends offence of.
He was House of beer Mornington on court bail at the time but was arrested again in February accused of carrying out an armed robbery at the Berkeley Post Office. He had been due to appear in court via video link from Parklea prison today on the robbery charge however his lawyers advised the court about 3pm that they had been unable to contact him because the jail had been "placed into lockdown".
A reason for the lockdown was not provided at Wollongong free black time, however police issued a statement at 5pm advising of the fatality at the centre.
Meanwhile, MTC-Bropectrum, the company that runs the prison, released its own statement extending its "deepest sympathy" to Black's family and saying it would fully cooperate with police during the investigation. He passed away just before 1pm today," a spokesperson said.