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A 10-year-old boy charged with murder in the April 2019 deaths of five people in a fire in Goodfield will continue to live with relatives while his case is pending, a Woodford County judge ruled Wednesday.

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One day after a 9-year-old was arraigned on murder charges, a juvenile justice advocate on Tuesday questioned the Woodford County prosecutor’s decision to try and hold the boy criminally responsible for his alleged actions.

A 9-year-old accused of setting a fire that killed five people in Goodfield struggled Monday to understand the murder and arson charges against him during his first court appearance.

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UPDATED 7 p.m. | Authorities said Thursday that a fire which killed five people at a Goodfield mobile home was intentionally set and that a juvenile suspect is being questioned.

The Woodford County coroner says smoke inhalation killed three children and two adults in a weekend mobile home fire in Goodfield.

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As many as 150 people recently participated in a ceremonial barn-raising event in Goodfield, but it wasn’t to help an ailing farmer.