Villa Park man charged in deadly fire

August 8, 2012 5:12:20 PM PDT
A grand jury has formally charged a Villa Park man with setting the fire that killed his ex-girlfriend.

Our news partner the Daily Herald reports 23-year-old Todd Mandoline Is charged with first degree murder and aggravated arson.

The July 22 fire killed Paula Morgan.

Prosecutors say mandolin put paper in the gas tank of Morgan's car and then set it on fire.

The flames quickly spread from the car to her house.