Hugo man charged with setting fire to home with someone inside
HUGO, Okla. (KXII) - A Hugo man faces charges accused of setting fire to a house with someone inside last month.
William Smith, 23, allegedly set fire to the home occupied by one of its residents, a 15-year-old, that woke up to Smith talking to himself, and saying that he was going to burn the house down.
The minor then walked into his mother’s room to find a fire that was too large to extinguish, prompting him to escape through the front door.
Smith is charged with first degree arson and endangering a human life. He faces up to 45 years in prison if convicted.
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