Mistrial declared in Canton apartment fire case

Mistrial declared in Canton apartment fire case

CANTON, OH (WOIO) - The trail for Christoper Cooper has ended with a hung jury and was declared a mistrial.

Cooper is accused of setting fire to a large Canton apartment building last March.

Nine people were sent to the hospital, including four children and a firefighter.

Several children were dropped from third-floor windows into the arms of firefighters. One man jumped from the third floor, breaking his ankle. Another woman was brought down from the third floor by ladder.

Cooper remains locked up at Stark County Jail.

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