Accused arsonists could face death penalty

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Two men charged with deadly fires in New Hanover County will be back in court this week.
At a capital punishment hearing set for Wednesday afternoon they’ll learn whether or not they will face the death penalty.

Prosecutors say Harry Davis set a fire back in December that killed a 14 year old girl and her aunt. It happened off of Lingo St. He is charged with 2 counts of first degree murder, first degree arson and other charges.

Marshall Doran stands accused of starting those fires in Carolina Beach. 2 women were killed in those fires. He is facing dozens of charges including 2 counts of first degree murder, and 11 counts of attempted murder.

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