Death of Wollongong homeless man reflects 'systemic failures'

Natalie Croxon
Updated May 16 2024 - 3:57pm, first published 2:45pm
Police at the scene of Raymond McCormack's alleged murder; the stairwell in which he slept; and inset, Wollongong Homeless Hub and Housing Services CEO Mandy Booker. Pictures by Robert Peet, Adam McLean and Anna Warr
Police at the scene of Raymond McCormack's alleged murder; the stairwell in which he slept; and inset, Wollongong Homeless Hub and Housing Services CEO Mandy Booker. Pictures by Robert Peet, Adam McLean and Anna Warr

A leading Illawarra homelessness service has called for an inquiry as it says the alleged murder of a rough sleeper highlights the failures of the housing and health systems.

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Natalie Croxon

Natalie Croxon

Journalist

Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, mostly covering social affairs. Previously of the Bendigo Advertiser, Northern Daily Leader and Quirindi Advocate. Our Watch award winner.

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