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Man charged with murder after deadly fire

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man is being held in the South Central Regional Jail without bail after he allegedly set two fires in Charleston Saturday morning that resulted in a person’s death.

Jerry Walker

Charleston police have charged Jerry Walker, 43, of Falcon Drive, with first degree arson and first degree murder.

Police allege Walker set two fires at 2200 Falcon Drive at around 6:30 a.m. Two people were injured in the blazes and one person later died. Police have not yet released the names of the victims.

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