Fire survivor charged with murder

A 43-YEAR-OLD woman who escaped from a burning unit in Brisbane's south, where her husband was later found dead, has been charged with murder and arson, according to police.

The woman was charged at a bedside hearing at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital where she is being treated for severe burns.

Authorities found yesterday the body of the man, marine skipper Kenji Suda, in the gutted unit.

His wife, Sakura, remains in hospital with serious burns to her legs, arms and hands.

Emergency services were called to the blaze in a two-storey duplex on Persse Road, Runcorn, about 9.45pm on Tuesday. Neighbours said they heard screaming and cries for help.


Read more at brisbanetimes.com.au


Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour from the sky: rescue chopper shares festival view

Splendour punters might have been concerned by rescue chopper

Man at Splendour to face drug, assault charges

Man at Splendour to face drug, assault charges

The 18-year-old allegedly dealt drugs before assaulting police

Northern Rivers fire crews called to 44 incidents

Northern Rivers fire crews called to 44 incidents

Landowners urged to keep burnoffs under control

Local Partners