Inquiry into unsolved murders to probe effect on loved ones

AN INQUIRY is expected to hear how the unsolved murders of three children in country NSW continues to continue to impact the families and community they left behind.

Marbuk Duroux wasn't even born when his uncle Clinton Speedy- Duroux was murdered within the same six months as 16-year-old Colleen Walker and four-year-old Evelyn Greenup.

In his submission to the inquiry, which resumes in Sydney Monday, the teenage said had grown up hearing stories about his Uncle Bubby, whose death continued to haunt his entire family.

He said his father had died never having seen the killer brought to justice and he feared it would be up to his generation to see the battle to have the sole suspect, who is currently protected by double jeopardy legislation, to its end.

"Why should (name withheld) get to live his life in peace, get married and have children… Colleen, Evelyn and Uncle Bubby weren't even given the chance to reach their full potential," Mr Duroux said

"I have been asked what I would like to see out of this inquiry and the answer for me is simple - Justice! Something that my father should have seen in his lifetime, something that me and my brother shouldn't have to keep fighting for."

Professor Larrissa Behrendt from the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning will be first to take the stand at Monday's inquiry which will also hear from Richard Harris, a partner Allens Arthur Robinson, the law firm lobbying the NSW Government to allow a retrial over all three murders.



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