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A mobile home fire in April in Goodfield, Illinois, just over an hour away from Kewanee, has led to First Degree Murder charges against a 9 year old boy. The Peoria Journal Star was the first to report that prosecutors in Woodford County have made the decision to levy 5 charges of First Degree Murder along with 2 charges Arson and one charge of Aggravated Arson. The April 6th fire killed five people, including three children. Fox News Radio's Jill Nado has more on this horrific story... 

The child's relationship to the victims is unknown.