Gunnedah death: Indigenous man Michael Peachey 'begged' for mental health help before fatal police incident

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
Updated June 3 2021 - 2:17pm, first published May 26 2021 - 7:00am
CALL FOR CHANGE: Family of Michael Peachey led a rally on Wednesday demanding change after his "avoidable" death. Photo: Gareth Gardner

Michael Peachey and his family "begged" for help from mental health services in the days before he died in an altercation with police.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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