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Deadly explosion in Indianapolis was suspects' third try, affidavit says
Deadly explosion in Indianapolis was suspects' third try, affidavit says

A fourth suspect in a deadly explosion that ripped through an Indianapolis neighborhood in 2012 had helped with a skittish effort to set a house on fire and collect insurance money, according to a probable cause affidavit released Thursday. Gary Lee Thompson, 44, was charged Thursday with two counts of murder, a count of conspiracy to commit arson and 46 counts of arson. The suspects tried and failed twice to burn the house before succeeding on the third try, according to the probable cause affidavit. The Nov. 10, 2012, explosion killed Jennifer Longworth, 36, and her husband, John “Dion” Longworth, 34, who lived next door. It also destroyed five homes and damaged dozens of...

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