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 convicted of 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. Six children had to be rescued from the burning home — four of them by their grandmother.

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Morgan’s stepson, 10-year-old Kevin Little, and Little’s cousin, two-year-old Tae’najah Morgan, died as a result of the fire. Tae’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 home’s first floor — 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 indicates Tae’najah Morgan and Kevin Little were “found in the upstairs room.” When first responders found the two, the boy appeared “to be protecting Tae’najah by covering her with his body.”…Continue Reading Here

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