Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Man charged with setting fire that killed two

A 37-year-old man has been charged in connection to this weekend's arson that killed two Kansas City, Kan., residents, including a two-year-old child.

Curtis T. Horn faces 18 separate criminal charges, headlined by a premeditated first-degree murder charge, felony first-degree murder charge and aggravated arson charge.

The fire, set Saturday morning at the 7600 Block of Garfield Avenue, killed two individuals - 34-year-old Brandi Johnson and two-year-old Amiyah McClenton.

McClenton was the niece of Johnson. She would have turned three years old next month.