The person who died, Rhys Thomassen, had been admitted to Waikato’s Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre in late 2019.
A lady accused of getting into right into a suicide pact ensuing within the demise of a person who was a psychological well being inpatient will stand trial later this 12 months.
The 28-year-old Waikato girl can’t be named for authorized causes, and appeared within the Excessive Court docket at Hamilton on Tuesday.
She is charged with “getting into right into a suicide pact, within the pursuance of which” Rhys Thomassen died, and can stand trial earlier than a choose in November 2021.
Thomassen, 24, was admitted to the Henry Rongomau Bennett Centre in October 2019 after changing into severely depressed and trying self-harm, Stuff has beforehand reported.
He ran off from an escorted strolling group on November 11 and his physique was discovered within the central Hamilton space lower than a day later.
On Tuesday, Justice Graham Lang remanded the lady accused of taking part in a job in Thomassen’s demise on bail till her trial.