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.

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