Man charged in Kennett fire

A Kennett man is being charged with arson and assault after setting his family’s home on fire. Deontae Dunn confessed to setting a fire in the carport of the home while nine of his family members slept inside. Police had responded to calls throughout the day that Dunn was harassing the family. He set the fire later that evening. He is being charged with arson and four counts of assault.

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