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Man charged with murder in Montgomery fatal house fire

Ryan Veloce, 32, is accused of purposely setting fire to a home he was staying in overnight, while three other people were sleeping inside.

News 12 Staff

Dec 18, 2021, 1:32 AM

Updated 917 days ago

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A Montgomery man has been charged with first-degree murder for intentionally setting a house on fire with people inside.
Ryan Veloce, 32, is accused of purposely setting fire to a home he was staying in overnight, while three other people were sleeping inside.
One person later died of smoke inhalation. Officials allege Veloce ignited a flammable liquid that he poured on the floor of the bedroom and then left the house.
If found guilty, he faces life in prison without parole.


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