Warners Bay post office inquest: Stephen Hodge shot four times after lunging at police with large knife

Updated February 15 2018 - 1:15pm, first published February 12 2018 - 5:00pm
SCENE: Police investigating the shooting of Warners Bay Australia Post worker Stephen Hodge on September 9, 2015. Picture: Marina Neil
SCENE: Police investigating the shooting of Warners Bay Australia Post worker Stephen Hodge on September 9, 2015. Picture: Marina Neil

A WARNERS Bay postal worker who was shot dead by police after “lunging” at two officers in the car park of his work had a long history of mental illness and alcoholism, a coronial inquest has heard.

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