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Woman, 24, charged with murder after man and daughter die in shed fire



A woman has been charged with murder after a man and his daughter died in a shed fire in southern Queensland.

Todd Mooney, 54, and his daughter Kirra, 10, were found dead after fire tore through a large shed at their home on Fenwicks Road in Biggenden about 12.20pm on December 20.

Queensland Police charged the 24-year-old Maryborough woman with two counts of murder and one count of arson today, after earlier asking the public for assistance.

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The bodies of Mooney and his daughter were found in the charred remains of the shed.

She is expected to appear in the Maroochydore Magistrates Court tomorrow.

Mooney, a baker, had been due to marry his long-term partner at the property just a week after the fire.

Officers are urging anyone who may have seen a white Holden Barina wagon with a distinctive solar panel on the roof, driving on December 20, to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

More to come. 

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