Two Suspects Have Officially Been Charged With 1st Degree Arson in Regards to a House Fire Last Week
Sedalia Police and Fire personnel responded to 1903 South Grand Avenue on June 23rd, in reference to a house fire. 30-year old Matthew Eldenburg was located in the house and was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.
On Thursday (June 29), Sedalia Police officers arrested 21-year old Aran Cantrell and 23-year old Cody Harvey, both of Sedalia. Officers interviewed Cantrell and Harvey. They are being held in the Pettis County Jail, on charges of First Degree Arson. Both suspects have a bond of $250,000.00.
The investigation into Eldenburg’s death is still considered on-going, pending the results of toxicology and pathology tests.
Additional charges my come forth, after test results are gained. However, due to the on-going investigation, no further information is being released at this time.