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Eastern Ky. Man Indicted After Mother Dies In Fire

Posted at 1:38 PM, Oct 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-17 13:38:21-04

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – Court records show that a man has been indicted in the death of his mother who died in a Kentucky house fire.

News outlets report that 34-year-old Christopher Childers was indicted on a murder charge after 58-year-old Ruby Childers died in a house fire. He had already been indicted on a first-degree arson charge.

Boyd County Coroner Mark Hammond has said that Ruby Childers was found dead after the fire at her home Sept. 6.

It’s unclear if Christopher Childers has a lawyer who could comment.