Top cop’s pain over son

Townsville Bulletin - - National Snapshot -

PO­LICE Com­mis­sioner Karl O’Cal­laghan says he won­ders if he could have done more to help his drug-ad­dicted son, who was se­verely burned in a drug lab ex­plo­sion. Rus­sell O’Cal­laghan, 29, suf­fered burns to his head, torso and arms last Sun­day when the clan­des­tine drug lab at a unit rented by Ja­son Mar­zoli in the sub­urb of Carlisle ex­ploded. O’Cal­laghan was among five adults in­jured. Mr O’Cal­laghan wrote to The Sun­day Times ex­plain­ing his per­sonal pain deal­ing with a son suf­fer­ing from a chronic drug-ad­dic­tion.

Karl O’Cal­laghan

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