LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities in Southern California say an 18-year-old man has been arrested for investigation of murder in the killings of a woman and three girls whose bodies were found in a burning house.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Aura Sierra says Corey King of Altadena was arrested Wednesday and his bail has been set at $1 million.
Firefighters found the bodies of the four victims Tuesday in different rooms of a burning house in the city of Lancaster.
Investigators say the bodies had trauma not associated with the fire.
Authorities had called King an associate or friend of the victims when he was brought in for questioning Tuesday.
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