Suspect in deadly fire charged with murder

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WAND) - Charges have been filed against the man police believe is responsible for a deadly fire in Danville. 

Chris Condon, 19, is facing three counts of murder, aggravated arson with bodily harm and concealing a homicidal death. 

Firefighters were called to the 3600 block of Bayview Drive for a fire in a room. Inside firemen located 51-year-old Jay C. Hein. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police arrested Condon shortly after the fire. 

The Vermillion County Coroner said an autopsy would be performed on Thursday afternoon. 

Condon is due back in court on March 6. 

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