Man dies in arson fire in Poplar Bluff; woman jailed
POPLAR BLUFF (AP) — A southeast Missouri woman is accused of setting the fire that killed a man.
KFVS-TV reports that the fire broke out Sunday in an apartment building in Poplar Bluff. Firefighters pulled 57-year-old Tommy Younger from the fire, but he died on Monday.
Authorities determined the blaze was arson and questioned a 41-year-old woman. Police say she admitted setting the fire.
The woman is jailed, but formal charges were not filed as of Tuesday afternoon.