TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) - A man accused of starting a fire which killed two Toledo firefighters back in February appeared in court for a pretrial hearing in an unrelated case Monday afternoon.
Ray Abou-Arab is charged with two counts of trafficking in a controlled substance. Abou-Arab's son Omar Abou-Arab is also facing drug charges.
Omar's case was set to go to trial on October 14. Ray's case has been continued to that same day.
In a separate case, Abou-Arab faces 13 different charges, including aggravated murder, related to the fire which killed Privates Stephen Machcinski and James Dickman.Click here for continuing coverage of the case against Ray Abou-Arab, as well as more on the fallen Toledo Firefighters.Follow Toledo News Now: Download our app here.