House fire: Boy, 9, charged with 5 counts of murder

A 9-year-old from Illinois was charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with a fire at a mobile home earlier this year that killed five people, including three children. State prosecutors charged the child with five counts of first-degree murder, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, accusing the juvenile of intentionally setting the deadly April fire in Goodfield, the Woodford County State’s Attorney Office told local news outlets. The fire’s youngest victim was just one-year-old, reports ABC News. The office did not say if there were…

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House fire: Boy, 9, charged with 5 counts of murder

A 9-year-old from Illinois was charged with murder on Tuesday in connection with a fire at a mobile home earlier this year that killed five people, including three children. State prosecutors charged the child with five counts of first-degree murder, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, accusing the juvenile of intentionally setting the deadly April fire in Goodfield, the Woodford County State’s Attorney Office told local news outlets. The fire’s youngest victim was just one-year-old, reports ABC News. The office did not say if there were…

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Man guilty of murdering 8 people, including 5 children

A man has been convicted of murdering eight people including five children in a ‘carefully planned’ house fire in 2002. Shahid Mohammed, 37, set the Huddersfield home ablaze after a long-running and bitter dispute with the family. He was investigated by police at the time but skipped bail and fled to Pakistan before a 2003 trial in which several other people were convicted for their involvement. During a four-week trial at Leeds Crown Court, jurors heard the fire at the Chisti family home had followed a grudge which the defendant…

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