Person of interest in murder now suspected of arson

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(KSL News) A man considered a person of interest in the murder of his ex-girlfriend is now accused of burning down her house.

Layton police have issued an arrest warrant for Gutberto Heras-Corrales on charges of aggravated arson. They say he started a fire in the home of Noemi Rodriguez last month.

The Salt Lake Tribune reports that one day before the fire, neighbors heard Heras-Corrales threaten to burn the home down during a fight.

One week after that fire Rodriguez was found murdered in the Huntsville cemetary.

Police are now trying to locate Heras-Corrales.

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