Fire At Home Of Slain Knox Co. Woman Ruled Arson


UPDATED: Saturday November 27, 2010 8:31 AM

A small fire at the home of a slain Knox County woman was ruled arson on Wednesday.

The State Fire Marshal announced that a fire that was started under the home's porch, was intentionally set, 10TV's Glenn McEntyre reported.

Officials said the investigation was not yet complete and they would not release information about how the fire was set.
 
It appeared the blaze started under a pile of clothing that was under the home's front porch.  

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The fire started late Monday night at the home of Tina Herrmann, located at 481 King Beach Dr.

Herrmann, 32, was found stabbed to death last week, along with her son, Kody Maynard, 11, and friend Stephanie Sprang, 41.

The fire caused minimal damage. No arrests have been made.

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