Man charged with setting home on fire, killing 4 including three children

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A 34-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the mobile home blaze during which, his wife and her three kids lost their lives last Saturday morning.

News outlets reported that Timothy Wetherington, 34, has been booked and formally charged with one count of first-degree arson and four counts of first-degree murder after firefighters found the bodies of Valerie Kambeitz, 34, and her three children, Lilly Kambeitz, 9, Emma Kambeitz, 6, and Jayden Kambeitz, 5.

It is not confirmed if Wetherington who used to live with victims was the kids' dad.

The motive of the grisly crime has not been revealed at this time.

Wetherington remains in the Clallam County Jail without bond, police said.