Angry Suitor Charged With Murder, Arson Police in Cincinnati, Ohio, filed eight charges of murder and one of arson against Arthur Lee Redmon following an apartment house fire in that city on November 12. Eight persons, seven of them children, were killed. According to police, Redmon admitted starting the fire because he was a “little mad” at a woman friend. He said he decided to scare her by starting a fire in the three-story brick building where she lived. The woman and two other persons leaped to safety but two of her children were among the victims.