Man Extradited Over Slap Therapy Death Of Diabetic Sydney Boy

Chinese Self-Healer Fourth Charged

Man Extradited Over Slap Therapy Death Of Diabetic Sydney Boy NSW Police

A man will front court today charged over the death of a boy during a week long 'self-therapy' workshop in Sydney's south in 2015.

The 53 year old man was extradited from London, arriving in Sydney at 5am this morning, after being arrested by UK police in April.

SEE FOOTAGE OF HIS ARRIVAL AT SYDNEY AIRPORT BELOW

Police will alleged he was running a self-healing conference, promoting Paida Lajin or 'slapping therapy' at a facility on Park Road at Hurstville between 22-28 April 2015.

The controversial practice aims to release toxins by slapping the skin of patients. A man and his wife had brought along their six-year-old son, who was a type-1 diabetic, in a bid to rid him of his symptoms.

Just before 10:00pm on April 28, the boy was found unconscious in a nearby hotel room and was unable to be revived by paramedics.

The Chinese self-healer is the fourth person to be charged with manslaughter with the boy's parents and his 64-year-old grandmother also charged as part of investigations by Strike Force Haviland.

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