‘Horrific’ hospital mix-up remains a mystery

An elderly man who died after his bladder burst and his lungs collapsed when an oxygen tube was inserted into his catheter was unlikely to have done the deed himself, an inquest finds.

SA Coroner Mark Johns said it was “implausible” that former Socceroo Stephen Herczeg, 72, caused his own “cruelly painful death” but that he couldn’t rule it out.