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Who's who of the Robert Xie trial

CENTRAL FIGURES OF ROBERT XIE'S MURDER TRIAL

LIAN BIN "ROBERT" XIE, 53

* The accused

* Husband to Kathy Lin and brother-in-law of Min Lin

* Arrived in Australia in 2002.

Was an ear, nose and throat specialist in China

MIN "NORMAN" LIN, 45

* Operated Epping Central Newsagency

* Died from blunt force trauma and asphyxiation

* Body hidden under a doona and not found until hours later

YUN "LILY" LIN, 44

* Occasionally worked in the newsagency

* Died in her bed from combination of blunt force trauma and asphyxiation

YUN BIN "IRENE" LIN, 39

* Lily's sister

* Uni student, arrived from China about 18 months before the murders

* Died from blunt force trauma to the face

HENRY, 12

* Eldest son of Min and Lily

* Died from asphyxiation and blunt force trauma, was not in his bed when killed

TERRY, nine

* Min and Lily's youngest son

* Died from blunt force trauma and asphyxiation after "furious struggle", not in his bed when killed

KATHY LIN

- Min Lin's sister and daughter of Yang Fei Lim and Feng Qin Zhu

- Married Robert Xie in 1998 and supported him throughout the trial.

© AAP 2017

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