LITTLETON (AP) — A West Virginia State Police trooper says the investigation of an arson that killed three people is progressing. But the motive remains unknown.
The Jan. 13 fire at a house in Wetzel County killed 63-year-old Michael McDougal, 55-year-old Carmen McDougal and 48-year-old Jimmy Kisner of Aleppo, Pa. The McDougals lived at the house outside Littleton.
State police Sgt. J.E. Shriver tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that Kisner was an acquaintance of the McDougals.
Shriver says investigators have some persons of interest and have eliminated others as suspects. But they are having difficulty finding a motive.
The State Police’s detachment in Moundsville has been sending a trooper to aid the Hundred detachment in the investigation.