Arkansas man held in child's death accused of causing house explosion to cover it up

Posted: December 28, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

An Arkansas State Police detective and trooper began investigating the early morning explosion and fire Thursday that killed a 2-year-old boy at a home in Paris. The front porch roof collapsed in the explosion.

A Paris man has been charged with murder in the death of a 2-year-old boy and is accused of covering up the death by causing an explosion and fire, Logan County Circuit Court documents say.

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