55-year-old man charged with murder, arson in fatal fire that killed 5

Posted at 3:57 PM, Mar 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-10 19:52:09-05

The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has charged a 55-year-old man in connection with an arson fire that killed 5 people.

Henry Keith Johnson has been charged with five counts of First Degree Murder and five counts of First Degree Arson.

Prosecutors say Johnson set a fire in an apartment on Whittier in Detroit on March 8 at 1:35 p.m.

Johnson has been arraigned on the charges. His next court date isn't known.

He was ordered held in the Wayne County Jail without bond.