Manitoba boy, 14, charged with 9 arsons

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QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:59 PM ET

A 14-year-old Thompson, Manitoba boy has been charged with a string of arsons.

For five months, RCMP — including the truth verification unit — investigated a series of home and property arsons that occurred in Thompson's Fox Bay area during the summer of 2013.

Nine arson charges have been laid against the boy, who was released on a recognizance to appear in court Dec. 16.

Police continue to investigate.


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