- Associated Press - Tuesday, June 6, 2017

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (AP) - A southeast Missouri woman is accused of setting the fire that killed a man.

KFVS-TV (https://bit.ly/2ryfTCE ) reports that the fire broke out Sunday in an apartment building in Poplar Bluff. Firefighters pulled 57-year-old Tommy Younger from the fire, but he died on Monday.

Authorities determined the blaze was arson and questioned a 41-year-old woman. Police say she admitted setting the fire.

The woman is jailed, but formal charges were not filed as of Tuesday afternoon.


Information from: KFVS-TV, https://www.kfvs12.com

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