Trial date set for man involved in fatal fire

Ryan Moynagh (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
Ryan Moynagh (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – The trial date is set for a man accused of setting a fire that killed a 6-year-old girl in November.

Ryan Moynagh, 33, is scheduled to stand trial on Oct. 14, 2014. He faces felony charges, including murder and arson, in connection with a house fire that killed Katelyn Lane and injured David Trueblood, 53.

Prosecutors said Moynagh has admitted to setting two papers on fire with a lighter. Investigators identified three points of origin of the fire, including two in the bedroom where Katelyn was found.

On Wednesday, prosecutors announced their intention to seek a life sentence without parole.

A status hearing is set for July 14, 2014. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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