Digital copy of the Witness Statement of [Witness 145] to the States of Jersey Police providing an account of his experiences in care at Les Chênes Residential School. Signature witnessed by DC [Detective Constable] [Dave] O’Grady. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Section 6 of Nicholas Griffin QC's Report [C/D/AW4/A5/26/WD008989] concerning Witness 246.

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April 16th 2008 - April 16th 2008

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Includes reference to [Witness 246]. Includes recollections of other residents at Les Chênes being assaulted by [Witness 246], describing him as a bully. Also describes being physically abused by [Witness 246], referring to an incident where [Witness 246] threw him around a room as punishment for paint being spilt on the floor. Also recalls [Witness 246] making a resident eat tomatoes despite the resident being allergic to them, and another member of staff pinballing a resident whose parents complained that he had been assaulted by [Witness 246]. Describes anger at placement at Les Chênes and the failure of the Jersey childcare system to care for him properly, mentioning emotionally and physically abusive staff at Les Chênes such as Mario Lundi [Lundy], [Witness 246] and another member of staff. [For reference to Witness 246, see paragraphs 7 to 11, 13, 15, 17, 19 and 21].


Griffin, Nicholas, QC
Lundy, Mario
O'Grady, Dave, Detective Constable
Child Psychiatric Unit
Children's Services
Jersey General Hospital
Les Chênes Residential School
Operation Rectangle
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police


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