Man found dead prescribed drugs by 22 doctors
In 12 months, 22 doctors wrote prescriptions for the 34-year-old.
On March 24 2012, when police found his decomposing body in his Redfern unit, he had several packets of prescription drugs, including morphine sulphate and diazepam, littered around his unkempt unit.
All were empty.
The details have been recounted in the NSW Coroner's Court, where an inquest is underway into the role prescription medication played in Mr Attard's death.
The inquest is also looking at the deaths of Christopher Salib and two women, who cannot be named.
Drug toxicity was a factor in all deaths.
One of the women, 35, was found unresponsive by her children in their NSW home.
Police found several packets of medication, including antidepressants, Valium and insomnia medication, in her home.
But the woman's case was different to Mr Attard, counsel assisting the coroner Kristina Stern told the inquest, because she got most