Child, 9, to face murder charges in Illinois mobile home fire

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GOODFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) -- A 9-year-old child will face murder and arson charges for a mobile home fire near Goodfield, Illinois that killed five people in April.

The child, whose identity was not revealed, will be charged with five counts of first-degree murder, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, according to Journal Star reports.

Authorities say the fire killed three children and two adults on April 6.

The Woodford County State's Attorney has not revealed additional details about the suspect, including a possible relationship to the victims.