Galesburg Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Arson Fire
A Galesburg man faces murder charges after an arson fire killed one person and left another seriously injured.
On Sunday, the Galesburg Fire and Police Departments responded to a house fire at 261 Pine St. A 50-year-old man was found outside the house. He was transported to the hospital with burn injuries, and later transferred to a burn unit.
Katrina Hainline, 60, was found dead inside the house after the fire was brought under control.
Police said the fire was intentionally set. Donald Denniston, 38, faces a first-degree murder charge and aggravated arson charges.
He's set to appear later today in Knox County court.
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