< ATTENTION: Due to our site crashing any and/or all emails submitted between Nov. 11-13 were lost. Please resubmit your emails. We apologize for the inconvenience.>

Man faces murder charge in fatal Raleigh County fire

SOPHIA (AP) — A Raleigh County man faces first-degree murder and arson charges in connection with a fire that killed another man.

Thirty-six-year-old Carl Cox is being held at the Southern Regional Jail on $500,000 bond.

West Virginia State Police tell media outlets that Cox is accused of setting a fire that occurred late Sunday night at a mobile home in Soak Creek near Sophia. The mobile home’s resident, 56-year-old David Davis, was killed.

Fire officials say two firefighters suffered minor injuries and another emergency responder was treated for smoke inhalation.

Troopers arrested Cox on Monday.

Share This Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>