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Rozelle explosion: store owner charged with murder too ill too appear in court

Louise Hall The owner of a Rozelle convenience store destroyed by a fire that killed three people was too ill to appear in court on Tuesday morning.

Accelerant found at Rozelle crime scene

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Emma Partridge, Peter Munro A Rozelle shop fire which killed three people appears to have been deliberatly lit after traces of accelerant were found at the scene.

Rozelle explosion creates a 'ghost town' as businesses suffer

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Peter Munro "It's a ghost town," says newsagent John Davis, surveying the wreckage of Darling Street. Workers in protective suits and masks are busy vacuuming asbestos from shopfronts and filling skips with...

Adeel Khan started Rozelle fire for insurance payout, police claim

Adeel Khan has been charged with murder.

Nick Ralston In the early hours of of September 4, baby boy Jude did what 11-month-old-babies do, waking his parents Bianka and John as they slept in their inner-western Sydney apartment.

Rozelle store owner arrested over blast that killed three people

Facing three murder charges: Adeel Khan.

Nick Ralston The owner of a Rozelle convenience store that was destroyed by fire killing three people has been arrested at his hospital bed.

Rozelle store owner Adeel Khan charged with murder

Facing multiple murder charges: Adeel Khan.

Nick Ralston The owner of a Rozelle convenience store destroyed by a fire that killed three people has now been charged with three counts of murder and two of attempted murder.

Inseparable Rozelle fire victims Bianka and Jude O'Brien buried in single casket

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 17:  John O'Brien, husband and father of the Rozelle blast victims Bianka and Jude O'Brien arrive to their Funeral service at St Joseph's Catholic Church on September 17, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Munoz/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Nick Ralston There was no place baby boy Jude O' Brien was happier than with his mother Bianka, his father says. 

Darling Street in Rozelle reopens to pedestrians and traffic

Reopened: Darling Street after the Rozelle explosion.

Michael Koziol Darling Street in Rozelle reopened to vehicles and pedestrians on Tuesday afternoon, two weeks after an explosion in a convenience store forced the thoroughfare's closure.

Noble family devastated by loss of their 'beautiful boy' Chris in Rozelle explosion

Emma Partridge When Liz Noble woke up on Thursday morning she had no idea her son was missing and feared dead underneath a pile of bricks, twisted metal and concrete.

Rozelle convenience store owner Adeel Khan interviewed after blast

The clean-up in progress at the now-crime scene.

Police have interviewed the owner of the convenience store at the centre of an inferno in Sydney's inner west that killed three people, including a mother and her baby.

Rozelle store owner's wife worried about Adeel Khan's absence on morning of fatal explosion

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Rachel Olding The wife of a Rozelle convenience store owner caught in a fatal explosion was concerned by her husband's unusual absence from their Greenacre home at 4am and repeatedly tried to call him that...

Triple murder charges a possibility after Rozelle fire

Shop ablaze, Rozelle. Traces of accelerant were found at the scene.

Emma Partridge Whoever deliberately started a deadly fire at Rozelle could be charged with triple murder, police say.

Heavy machinery brought in to demolish Rozelle ruins and building next door

Workers prepare for the demolition of the buildings damaged in the Rozelle blast

Megan Levy One week after a deadly explosion and fire tore through a convenience store on the main street of Rozelle, heavy machinery is being brought in to demolish all that is left of the charred...

The remains of the Rozelle shop fire turns from rescue mission to crime scene

Painstaking operation: firefighters at the scene on Friday morning.

Nick Ralston, Saffron Howden and Emma Partridge TWO bodies, believed to be that of Sydney woman Bianka O'Brien and her baby boy Jude, have been pulled from the remains of the Rozelle shop fire, with the focus now shifting from a rescue mission to...

Rozelle blast site: Darling Street out of bounds as asbestos slows investigation

Rozelle on Saturday.

Lisa Visentin Police remain uncertain when the main road of Rozelle will reopen to traffic three days after a fire gutted an apartment building in Rozelle, killing three people including a one-year-old boy, as...

Police frustrated as delays at Rozelle blast site cause further chaos

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Asbestos removalists work at the scene of the explosion in Rozelle on September 6, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Munoz/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

Eamonn Duff and Lisa Visentin Four days after the Rozelle inferno in which three people including a one-year-old boy were killed, investigators are stalled by the lingering threat of asbestos and further building collapses.

Rozelle blast: Economic cost adds to the tragedy

Georgina Mitchell The inner Sydney suburb of Rozelle may never fully recover from an explosion and fire that killed three people last week, community leaders say, as the economic cost of the tragedy also rises.

'He was a perfect baby and never stopped smiling': Father and husband of Rozelle blast victims releases statement

Bianka and John O'Brien on their wedding day.

Rachel Olding A man who lost his wife and one year-old son in the Rozelle convenience store explosion has spoken for the first time of his devastation at the loss of his "beloved wife and perfect baby".

Asbestos risk is low from Rozelle disaster, residents told

Victim: Bianka O'Brien, pictured at her wedding to John O'Brien, was killed in the Darling Street explosion.

Damien Murphy The cordoned-off area along Darling Street, Rozelle, is growing smaller as police continue to investigate the explosion and fire that killed three people.

Asbestos risk in Rozelle very low, say Police

Eryk Bagshaw NSW Police have advised that the risk of asbestos exposure at the site of the Rozelle explosion is very low.