Change of Venue Denied for Chris Compton

The man accused of setting an apartment fire that killed three people will go to trial in Vanderburgh County.
The man accused of setting an apartment fire that killed three people will go to trial in Vanderburgh County.

A judge denies 32 year-old Chris Compton's request for a change of venue.The court also reaffirmed the trial date of October 13.

Investigators believe Compton started the fire on West Franklin Street back on March 17.

Keri Jones, her daughter 3 year-old Jazmine, and 76 year-old Donald Lankford all died in the blaze.

Compton faces three counts of murder as well as several counts of arson.

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