MIAMI COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — The man accused of setting fire to his stepfather’s house in Laura is facing new charges.
According to jail records, 24-year-old Seth Johnson is facing an aggravated murder charge following the death of 58-year-old Jack Noble.
Noble died of his injuries after a house fire in the 100 block of East Pike Street around midnight on Feb. 13.
Investigators determined the fire was arson and identified Johnson, Noble’s stepson, as a suspect. Johnson was arrested the morning after the fire.
Jail records show that Johnson is also facing charges of aggravated arson and disorderly conduct. He is also facing a charge of assault on a law enforcement officer for an unrelated incident.