Milwaukee Man Sentenced to 71 Years in Prison For Setting Fire That Killed Two Children
Fox 6 MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee County judge sentenced Michael Morgan to 71 years in prison on Thursday, October 27th. Morgan was convictedÂ ofÂ setting a fire that killed two children at a Milwaukee home in October 2015.
The arson fire happened at near 36th and Silver Spring Drive around 2:00 a.m.Â Six children had to be rescued from the burning home â€” four of them by their grandmother.
Morganâ€™s stepson, 10-year-old Kevin Little, and Littleâ€™s cousin, two-year-old Tae’najah Morgan, died as a result of the fire.Â Taeâ€™najah Morgan died one day later, and Kevin Little died on November 8th at the hospice facility where he was being cared for.
Evidence of an accelerant was found throughout the homeâ€™s first floor â€” in the front room, hallway and master bedroom. A gasoline container was found misplaced (under the kitchen sink), and gasoline remained on some items.
The complaint indicatesÂ Taeâ€™najah Morgan and Kevin Little were â€œfound in the upstairs room.â€ When first responders found the two, the boy appeared â€œto be protecting Taeâ€™najah by covering her with his body.â€…Continue Reading Here
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