Senior Constable

Matthew Nathanial POTTER

YEAR OF DEATH

2000

JURISDICTION

New South Wales

DETAILS OF DEATH

About 6.30am on 7 January 2000 Senior Constable Potter was preparing to complete a night shift at the Eagle Vale Police Station. He was shot when a service firearm was accidentally discharged and was conveyed to the Campbelltown Hospital. He was found to be dead on arrival. The Senior Constable was born in 1972. At the time of his death he was stationed at Eagle Vale.

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