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Wednesday, November 13, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Pullman teen lit trailer home on fire, killed dog and cat, police say

A teenager is facing arson, domestic violence and animal cruelty charges for a suspected arson on May 21. (Google Maps)
A teenager is facing arson, domestic violence and animal cruelty charges for a suspected arson on May 21. (Google Maps)

Pullman police arrested a teenager suspected of lighting a trailer home on fire last week, killing a dog and cat.

The name of the suspect hasn’t been released.

At about 10 a.m. May 21, firefighters responded to a fire at Campus Vista trailer park at 1155 SE Professional Mall Blvd. They put out the fire, but the trailer home was a total loss and they found the remains of the pets, according to a city of Pullman news release. No one was hurt.

Upon investigating, detectives identified the 17-year-old suspect, and they learned the person had a relationship with the victim of the fire. They also found evidence that the suspect committed domestic violence against the fire victim, according to the news release.

The suspect is being charged with arson, domestic violence and two counts of animal cruelty, according to the release.

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