A 9-year-old Illinois child is accused of intentionally setting a house fire that killed five family members, including three children 2 years old or younger.

The unidentified child was charged on Tuesday, Oct. 8, with five counts of first-degree murder following April’s fatal house fire in Goodfield, said Woodford County State’s Attorney Greg Minger, according to the Journal Star.

Two adults and three children were killed in the fire that was started at Timberline Mobile Home Park on April 6.

The victims were identified as Kathryn Murray, 69; Jason Wall, 34; Damien Wall, 2; Rose Alwood, 2; and Ariel Wall, 1.

Officials have not released the child’s name, gender, or any relationship to the victims.

In addition to the murder charges, the child is facing two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson.

No arrest warrant will be issued before charges are filed because Minger said he was unsure about the minimum age required to imprison a juvenile.

If convicted, the 9-year-old will likely undergo therapy, counseling, and psychological evaluation, and faces probation for a minimum of five years but not past the age of 21, according to Minger.

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