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Teen accused of trying to kill parents to be tried as adult
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WKRC) -- A Butler County grand jury indicts a 16-year-old on charges he tried to kill his parents.
Mitchell Simon now faces two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of aggravated arson.
Prosecutors say the Lakota West student poured gasoline in the family's Liberty Township home, tied the door to his parents' room shut and then set the fire.
The prosecutor said Simon wanted to cause as much harm to his parents as possible. Simon is charged as an adult.