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Man due in court after Mt Roskill fire

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 13/11/2016

A man is due to appear in court on an arson charge relating to a fatal fire in Mt Roskill.

The body of Linda Winifred Edwards, 58, was found inside the block of flats in Mt Roskill's Rainford Street. The fire started just before midnight last Tuesday.

A 25-year-old man known to Ms Edwards has been charged with arson in relation to the fire, and also faces a charge of using a document, police have said.

He will appear in the Auckland District Court on Monday.

The investigation into the fatal house fire and the cause of Ms Edwards' death is ongoing.

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