Northeastern Ky. man indicted for mother’s murder in house fire


CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (KT) - A northeastern Kentucky man has been indicted for his mother's death in a house fire at her home last month, according to Boyd County court records.

Christopher Childers, 34, faces a murder charge in connection with the death of Ruby Childers, 58. She was found dead Sept. 6 after a fire at her home in Ashland.

Christopher Childers already had been indicted on a first-degree arson charge.

According to court records, Christopher Childers has a prior criminal record. He previously had been convicted of second-degree robbery, second-degree burglary and theft of a controlled substance.



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