- Associated Press - Friday, November 4, 2016

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - The Maine State Police Unsolved Homicide Unit is seeking information about the death of a 14-year-old boy in a decades-old fire at a South Paris home.

The Sun Journal (https://bit.ly/2fKeTqz ) reports that police say Steven O’Neil had helped his stepparents and two younger stepbrothers escape the home before succumbing to smoke inhalation on Nov. 3, 1989.

An investigation had revealed that the fire was intentionally set with a flammable liquid. O’Neil’s death was considered a homicide. A suspect was interviewed in the case.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact state police.


Information from: Sun-Journal, https://www.sunjournal.com

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