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Kyle Alwood Bio

Boy 9 Charged with First-degree Murder: Kyle Alwood Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Kyle Alwood Bio

Kyle Alwood is a nine years old child. He was charged with five counts of first-degree murder, two counts of arson and one count of aggravated arson, after allegedly intentionally setting his family’s mobile home ablaze in April.

Kyle Alwood Age

He is 9 years old.

Kyle Alwood Victim

Kyle is accused of killing his two half-siblings, one-year-old Ariel and two-year-old Daemeon Wall, cousin Rose Alwood, who was two, and his stepfather Jason Wall, 34.

He is also accused of killing the children’s maternal great-grandmother Kathryn Murray, 69.

All the victims died of smoke inhalation inside the family’s trailer at Timberline Mobile Home Park.

Kyle Alwood Charges and Arrest

US media reports that Kyle, who was eight at the time of the fire, is the youngest child to have been accused of mass killing for at least 13 years.

He has not yet been detained and is staying with relatives at an unknown location due to death threats, ahead of a court appearance on 21 October.

If convicted, he would likely face five years’ probation and would receive counseling.

Woodford County State’s Attorney Greg Minger, who filed the charges against Kyle on Tuesday, said the child, if convicted, could be placed on probation for at least five years but not beyond the age of 21, and would likely receive counseling.

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • April 6 The trailer house fire near Peoria, Illinois, killed Ariel Wall, 1; Daemeon Wall and Rose Alwood, 2; Jason Wall, 34, and Kathryn Murray, 69
  • Wall’s fiancee, Katrina Alwood, 27, and her son Kyle, then eight, fled
  • Alwood has now identified his son Kyle as the accused arsonist
  • She told CBS This Morning that the nine-year-old boy had recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia, ADHD and bipolar disorder.
  • Kyle was charged this week with five cases of first-degree murder, two cases of arson and a case of arson
  • If convicted, Kyle could be paroled for at least five years, but not more than 21 years. Not in prison
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