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

By Sam Rigney
Updated January 30 2019 - 3:09pm, first published February 13 2018 - 5:00pm

THE two police officers who shot dead knife-wielding postal worker Stephen Hodge were not carrying tasers when they confronted the troubled 51-year-old outside the Warners Bay post office because they had been working undercover, Newcastle Coroner's Court has heard. 

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