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Man Convicted On Three Counts Of Murder By Arson
Updated May 5, 2013 12:06 AM | Filed under: Network Indiana
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(HAMMOND)- A Hammond man could be sentenced to 155 years in prison after being convicted of three counts of murder by arson.

Jurors agreed with prosecutors that 35-year-old Steven Allen set fires that killed his wife, baby and a neighbor in July 2005.

Allen had claimed his wife Christy died shortly after entering their burning apartment to rescue their two-month-old daughter - before succumbing to smoke inhalation.

However, state fire experts said gasoline had been trailed through out the unit.

Allen's sentencing is scheduled for May 14.



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