Police seek extradition of man following death of boy in 2015 in Hurstville

A man wanted by virtue of an outstanding warrant for manslaughter has been arrested in the United Kingdom, NSW Police say.

Officers attached to St George Local Area Command, with the assistance of police from the United Kingdom, arrested a 53-year-old man at a London airport on 25 April 2017, following the death of a six-year-old boy in 2015.

Between 22 and 28 April 2015, a man and a woman with their six-year-old son attended a self-healing conference at a facility on Park Road, Hurstville.

Just before 10pm on Monday 28 April 2015, emergency services were called to a nearby hotel on Forest Road, Hurstville, following reports the boy had been found in an unconscious state.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended the location and commenced CPR, however the boy could not be revived.

Officers attached to St George Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Police are currently in the process of completing an application for the man’s extradition back to Australia.

The man appeared before Westminster Court where he was remanded in custody until Thursday 8 June 2017.

This is the fourth person arrested as part of Strike Force Haviland.

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