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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 9, 1986, Altoona, Pennsylvania Page a2altoona Mirror Friday May 9, 1986 suspect charged with arson murder in apartment fire that killed eight Philadelphia up a Philadelphia Man has been arrested and charged with arson and my redo r in connection with an apartment Complex fire that left eight people dead and 13 injured officials said Frank Jordan. 20. Who police said sometimes stayed with his Mother in the Latonia apartment Complex was charged thursday with eight counts of murder arson and other charges including aggravated assault. Jordan was being held without bail. No motive in the fire has been established although the building where Jordan s Mother lived was state not damaged. Two fires broke out simultaneously at 2 13 a in Edt thursday in the basement Utility rooms of two buildings at the three building Latonia apartments gutting both three Story structures. A third building in the Center of the a shaped Structure where the suspects Mother lives was not damaged. Police copt. James Potocnak said Jordan who was staying in his Mother s apartment in the undamaged building at the time of the fire was a suspect in an unrelated arson Case under investigation. Fire marshal Roger Ulshafer said four bodies were found in each of the two gutted buildings. The fire was declared under control at 3 41 . Police said they were investigating reports of a message scrawled on a clothes dryer in one of the buildings saying. A Kramer you re apparently referring to Abbey Kramer who owns the 55-unit Complex. Eight apartment occupants were killed by a smoke and said a asks grand jury on move Philadelphia it up District attorney Ronald Castine will ask a court today to i panel a grand jury to determine whether any City employees should be criminally prosecuted in connection with last year s fiery move Battle. Castillo who announced the grand jury investigation in a Brief statement thursday did not mention any names but he has said that mayor Wilson Goode and other top City officials were a a vulnerable to possible prosecution a i do not take this action Castine said adding later a it could affect the lives and reputations of Many in this City. But i have concluded the citizens Are entitled to the fullest possible investigation of this profound Goode. Fire commissioner William Richmond former police commissioner Gregore Sambor and sex City managing director Leo Brooks All were severely criticized for their roles in the devastating conflict last May 13. Six adult members of the Radical cult move and five children were killed after police dropped a bomb onto their City Row House sparking a massive fire that destroyed 61 houses. A i Welcome any investigation that will seek the Goode said. A i know what our intend was and what it Richmond said. Quot with that in mind Well neither Sambor nor Brooks could be reached for comment. Castine said the grand jury would have the authority to compel witnesses to provide testimony that a special commission appointed by Goode to probe the disaster could not obtain. In its report the Philadelphia special investigation commission said the mayor Quot abdicated his responsibilities As a Leader during the incident. It also said the deaths of the children Quot appear to be unjustified homicides which should be investigated by a grand Castine stressed the grand jury proceedings would be secret As required by Law. And that no information would be divulged unless the jury issued a report or recommended criminal prosecution. Special Mother s Day Buffet at the Endolyn Terrace bring mom out for a delicious All you care to eat Buffet an especially prepared variety of entrees. Vegetable bar soup bar salad bar. Fruit bar. Dessert bar and beverage bar. $6 per person. 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