Deadly arson claims third child

Deadly arson claims third child

LAFLIN, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU TV)-- State Police say the third child involved in the intentionally set fire in Laflin, died today.

Eight-year-old Ezekiel Major had been the only survivor of Wednesday night's fire at the home on Oakwood drive. 

The fire that killed him, 12-year-old Devon Major and 16-year-old Erik Dupree happened after one of the boys called 911 complaining that Preston Bonnett was on their porch. 

Bonnett briefly lived at the home before the homeowner kicked him out in June. 

Police call 26-year-old Bonnett a person of interest. 

He remains jailed on unrelated fraud charges. 
      


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