Clark County man accused of purposefully burning down home

Clark County man accused of purposefully burning down home

The son of a homeowner whose house was burned down in Clark County was indicted on a charge in connection to the fire

Casey Mougey, 32, was charged in Clark County Common Pleas Court with aggravated arson. He previously pleaded not guilty to the accusation in Clark County Municipal Court.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office began their investigation Sept. 30 when they were called to a home that was completely destroyed by a fire on South Burnett Road. A fire marshal investigator said he determined the fire was man-made, an affidavit says.

Mougey was arrested shortly after the fire began and allegedly said, according to the affidavit, that he didn’t mind that the house was burning down.

Also, according to the affidavit, people who were inside the home right before the fire began said Mougey was acting strange.

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