2 women, juvenile charged in deadly fire

In this undated photo, provided by the Floyd County Jail, New Albany Police said Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, that Cody Cashion, 18, faces three counts of murder and one count of arson resulting in injury, Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson announced at a news conference in New Albany, Ind. The charges are in connection to the fire that occurred Jan. 4 in New Albany, Ind., where three young siblings died and a fourth was badly burned when a flare was fired into the home in a property dispute with one of the residents. (AP Photo/Floyd County Jail)
In this undated photo, provided by the Floyd County Jail, New Albany Police said Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, that Cody Cashion, 18, faces three counts of murder and one count of arson resulting in injury, Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson announced at a news conference in New Albany, Ind. The charges are in connection to the fire that occurred Jan. 4 in New Albany, Ind., where three young siblings died and a fourth was badly burned when a flare was fired into the home in a property dispute with one of the residents. (AP Photo/Floyd County Jail)

NEW ALBANY, Ind. (AP) — Southern Indiana prosecutors have charged two young women and a juvenile male in connection with a January house fire that killed three children.

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson announced Friday he’s charged 18-year-olds Shelby L. Makowsky and Kylie L. Jenks with conspiracy to commit arson. A 17-year-old juvenile male faces the same charge.

The Courier-Journal of Louisville, Ky., reports the charges come a month after 18-year-old Cody Cashion of New Albany was charged with three counts of murder and one count of arson in the Jan. 4 deaths.

Prosecutors allege Cashion fired a flare from a flare gun through a New Albany home’s window, igniting a fire that killed 2-year-old Trinity Hughes, 4-year-old Tyrese Hughes and 6-year-old Tai’zah Hughes. A fourth child was injured but survived the blaze.

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