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Man Indicted in Connection With Fatal Arson

A Providence, Rhode Island, man has been indicted in connection with the 2014 arson death of a New Bedford, Massachusetts, man

A Providence, Rhode Island, man has been indicted in connection with the 2014 arson death of a New Bedford, Massachusetts, man.

Sayyid Coggins, 37, is facing arson and murder charges in connection with the death of Justin Downey, who was found dead in his home following a fire on April 15, 2014.

Following an investigation, a warrant was issued for Coggins’ arrest. Coggins was located in Georgia.

He was originally charged as an accessory to murder and will be arraigned on the new charges in Fall River Superior Court at a later date.

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