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Sydney man accused of faking murder attempt and torching own restaurant

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Court hears Angelo Ziotas claimed he was stabbed twice and awoke to find property ablazeA jail term appears “nigh on inevitable” for a restaurant owner accused of stabbing himself in the back, lighting a fire that killed his dog and leading police on a wild goose chase, a Sydney magistrate says.Police began investigating the alleged attempted murder of Angelo Ziotas after the 37-year-old was rescued from his burning Essenza Italian restaurant in Surry Hills about 11am on 4 July. His 18-month-old kelpie, Lexie, suffocated in the blaze. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-07-27 03:04:38

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