Coos County Man Accused of Murder and Arson

, Posted: Sun, June 16 2013 at 8:00 PM, Updated: Mon, June 17 2013 at 12:50 PM

A Coos County man is behind bars at the Coos County Jail accused of aggravated murder and arson.

According to reports at least two people are dead and two homes were set on fire Saturday.

65-year-old Edward Lawrence Nelson was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated murder and three counts of first degree arson.

The fires were reportedly started at Nelson's home and a neighbor's house. Bail is set at 10.5 million dollars.

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