Update: Racine teen charged with attempted homicide, arson, false imprisonment

  • Source: Racine Journal Times
  • Published: 10/26/2018 06:30 PM

A Racine teen is accused trapping two women in a house and lighting it on fire, intentionally attempting to murder them. Ja’quale G. Dennis, 16, of the 300 block of Park View Drive, is facing two counts of first-degree intentional homicide, which carries a sentence of up to 60 years imprisonment, two counts of false imprisonment, one count of arson and one count of first-degree recklessly endangering safety, all of which are felonies. He is charged as an adult. According to the criminal complaint: At 10:02 p.m. Tuesday, Racine police and firefighters requested that an arson investigator look into a fire that had broken out at 1608 W. Sixth St. The investigator was informed that Dennis had been taken from the scene and was being treated at Ascension All Saints Hospital for undisclosed injuries.


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