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Son of slain man accused of setting fire to suspect’s home

January 4, 2019

BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The son of a slain Kentucky man is accused of setting fire to the home of the man suspected of killing his father.

The Lexington Herald-Leader reports 36-year-old Daniel Edwards was arrested Wednesday along with 32-year-old Travis Marcum. They were charged with arson. State police say the two broke into the home of 71-year-old Glenn Powell, stole two cars and other things and set the home ablaze.

Powell is jailed on a murder charge in the September shooting death of Glenn Edwards. Police say Powell shot Glenn Edwards in the back after his truck got stuck in a ditch trying to leave Powell’s driveway. It’s unclear why Glenn Edwards was on Powell’s driveway.

A psychiatric evaluation has been ordered for Powell. It’s unclear if the men have lawyers.

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Information from: Lexington Herald-Leader, http://www.kentucky.com

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