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Coroner to determine if inquiry into seven deaths goes ahead



A Coroner has moved to review the evidence in Sydney’s deadly 1979 Luna Park Ghost Train fire after allegations the blaze had been intentionally lit came to light.

New South Wales Coroner Teresa O’Sullivan has made a formal request to NSW Police to review all evidence about the cause and origin of the fire, along with the seven deaths it caused.

Once the information has been reviewed she will make a determination on whether a fresh inquest should be held.

Jonathan Billings, Richard Carroll, Seamus Rahilly and Michael Johnson were killed in the Luna Park Ghost Train fire. (Supplied)
Craig Godson, his brother Damien and their father John died in the Luna Park Ghost Train fire. (Supplied)

“The State Coroner has received an application from a…

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