Death toll in Sydney nursing home fire climbs to 7

Updated on Nov 22, 2011 11:11 AM IST

An 82-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when a Sydney nursing home erupted in flames, raising the death toll from the fire to seven.

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AP | By, Sydney

An 82-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when a Sydney nursing home erupted in flames, raising the death toll from the fire to seven.

Around 10 more residents remained in hospitals on Monday. They were suffering burns and smoke inhalation from Friday's fire, which authorities allege was set by a nurse who worked at the facility.

Police said in a statement that the latest fatality Caesar Galea died in a hospital Monday morning.

Nurse Roger Dean has been charged with multiple counts of murder.

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