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Accused East Nashville Arsonist & Murderer Eugene Whited Jailed in Ohio

9/23/2013

September 23, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Accused East Nashville arsonist and murderer Cecil Eugene Whited is jailed in Hamilton County, Ohio.
          
Whited, 44, was taken into custody without incident Sunday evening in Mariemont, Ohio, a Cincinnati suburb.  Extradition proceedings are pending.
          
Whited is under indictment for the August 5th house fire at 1300 McGavock Pike that claimed the life of his stepfather, Alexander Ray.  Ray, 52, perished in a downstairs bedroom during a fire that East Precinct Detective Matt Filter and the Fire Marshal’s Office determined was intentionally set.  Four other persons in the home at the time escaped uninjured.

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Cecil Eugene Whited