Man charged with murder in Montgomery fatal house fire
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.