A woman who was killed in prison after being falsely accused of murdering a man has been hailed a hero.
Lisa Brantry, who was convicted of murdering Daniel Wren, told the ABC she was “absolutely not guilty” and “absolutely innocent” after being convicted of the attack.
She told the Nine Network on Sunday that she did not want to be a “victim” in her own life and said she hoped to be remembered for “doing the right thing”.
Ms Brantby had been a nurse at the Adelaide Women’s Prison in Western Australia and was convicted in the death of her husband, who died in prison in 2007.
She was sentenced to death for the crime in December 2018.
But the case has been reopened by the Adelaide Coroner, who has reopened the case after Ms Brantney’s death in December 2017.
The coroner has been given the authority to reopen the case, which was previously referred to the Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA).
The Coroner’s Court was asked to review the case in October after it emerged Ms Brantly had been falsely accused.
“Ms Brantly’s life is still in the balance,” Coroner Ian McLean said in a statement at the time.
“I hope the Australian people understand how significant this matter is to the family of Ms Brants.”
The Coroners Court will continue to review this case as a whole.
“Ms Brants family said they would not allow the case to be reopened without their involvement.”
We are waiting for the coroner’s report and I will be working with the Independent Women’s Police Commission to get our request for an adjournment to the police commission,” they said in statement.”
In the meantime, we are praying for a speedy conclusion to the case.
“Ms Wren’s family has since launched a new Facebook page dedicated to Ms Branteys case.
The page said the family wanted the justice system to be fair and just, and hoped for an “open, honest and thorough inquiry”.”
We want to know what happened to Lisa Brantly and we want justice for Daniel Wregens family,” it read.
The Coronial Court is expected to hear the case next month.
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