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Update 4-26 at 6 a.m.: Kenton Police Chief Dennis Musser tells local media outlets that they've arrested a suspect on a probation violation and arson charges are pending.

The 58-year-old neighbor of a family killed in a fire in Akron last week has been charged with aggravated murder and arson.

Stanley O. Ford is accused of setting the fire on Fultz Avenue that killed seven people: Angela Boggs and her longtime boyfriend Dennis Huggins, as well as children Jered Boggs, 14; Daisia Huggins, 6; Kylle Huggins, 5; Alvia Huggins, 3; and Cameron Huggins, 1.

Akron Deputy Police Chief Kenneth Ball says investigators also have refocused their investigation into an unsolved fatal arson fire a year ago on the same street.


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Suspect In Ohio Fireworks Store Blaze That Killed 9 Dies

Mar 30, 2015
Todd Hall
Herald Dispatch

A man accused of starting a 1996 fire at an Ohio fireworks store that killed nine people has died in a mental health facility.

The Lawrence County Prosecutor’s office says Todd Hall died March 8 at an Athens facility where he’d been treated for several years. He was 43.

His cause of death wasn’t immediately available Monday.