Open finding urged in Charli Powell inquest as lawyer criticises 'flawed' Queanbeyan police probe

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By Blake Foden
Updated July 12 2022 - 4:40am, first published 4:00am
Charli Powell, who died at Freebody Oval in Queanbeyan in February 2019. Picture: Supplied

A lawyer representing the mother of a Queanbeyan teenager has urged a coroner to return an open finding about the manner of the 17-year-old girl's death, in part because of a "flawed" police investigation.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.

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