A jury has acquitted two men who had been charged with setting a fire at an abandoned home in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood that killed a homeless woman.
The Boston Globe reports that 46-year-old Marcus Dozier and 44-year-old Kenneth Ford were found not guilty on Monday of arson and second-degree murder in connection to the death of 29-year-old Michelle Trentor.
Trentor and another man were sleeping in the house that caught fire under suspicious circumstances on Nov. 5, 2016.
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Prosecutors argued that Dozier and Ford set fire to the house while Trentor and the man slept. The man escaped by jumping from a second-floor window.
Authorities say Dozier and Ford also lived in the building.