Grand Jury Indicts Burned Fairbanks Teen for Murder, Arson
July 04--FAIRBANKS -- An 18-year-old burned in an apartment fire in January now faces charges for murder, arson, manslaughter, burglary and criminal mischief stemming from the blaze that killed two people and destroyed a major apartment building.
Police charged that fire victim Conar Lee Groppel was responsible for the blaze as well as the deaths of two residents. Groppel suffered burns severe enough that he was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. At the time police said they...
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