New charges filed against Abou-Arab

Ray Abou-Arab (Source: Toledo Police Department)
Ray Abou-Arab (Source: Toledo Police Department)

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - There are new charges against Ray Abou-Arab, the man accused of intentionally setting the fire that killed two Toledo firefighters back in January.

Abou-Arab has been indicted on two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance.

On Feb. 25, he pleaded not guilty to the 13 felony charges he faces in the firefighter deaths, including aggravated murder, which could lead to the death penalty if he is convicted. A pre-trial hearing has been set for March 20.

A man named Omar Abou-Arab has also been indicted for complicity in the trafficking of a controlled substance.

Click here for continuing coverage of the case against Ray Abou-Arab, as well as more on the fallen Toledo Firefighters.

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