The WA coroner’s office has indicated it wants to examine the body of slain foreign fighter Jamie Bright.
A former sapper with the Australian Defence Force, Mr Bright left for Syria in December 2014, abandoning his job as a Mandurah painter and decorator.
Before the coroner’s office can examine Mr Bright’s body, it has to be navigated through a complex web of diplomatic strains and war-torn geography.
Jamie Bright was killed in northern Syria while fighting for the US-backed YPG.
The 44-year-old was killed on May 25 in northern Syria while fighting for the US-backed YPG, the Kurdish People’s Protection Unit.