Cop to con­test mur­der charges

Mercury (Hobart) - - NEWS -

THE cop charged with the mur­der of Ku­man­jayi Walker will plead not guilty says Northern Ter­ri­tory Po­lice As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent Paul McCue.

Of­fi­cer Zachary Rolfe, 28, was charged overnight.

Mr Walker, 19, was killed on Satur­day. His death is be­ing treated as a death in cus­tody. Rolfe was bailed and has been sus­pended on full pay.

Mr McCue said the as­so­ci­a­tion would sup­port the man and his fam­ily. Rolfe will ap­pear in court at Alice Springs on De­cem­ber 19.

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