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New Orleans police: Man accused of setting person on fire

7 months 2 weeks 4 days ago Monday, February 26 2018 Feb 26, 2018 February 26, 2018 8:27 AM February 26, 2018 in Crime
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
Photo: New Orleans Advocate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a man accused of setting someone on fire and attempting to leave the scene has been arrested.

Police said in a statement Friday that 52-year-old David Klein was charged with second-degree murder.

Police say an officer was alerted to a fire behind a shuttered grocery store and a possible suspect, identified as Klein, walking away from the scene. The victim has not been identified. It is unclear if Klein has a lawyer.

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