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"This place will go up in flames in three days."

Ronald Kemppainen was a serial arsonist and mass murderer in Houghton County.

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Background[]

The Fires[]

Capture and Arrest[]

Trials[]

Now[]

Kemppainen is currently incarcerated in the Marquette Branch Prison.

Victims[]

  • 1982
    • Unspecified date in December, L'anse
    • Unspecified date in December, L'anse
    • Unspecified date in December, L'anse
    • Unspecified date in December, L'anse
  • 2009
    • July 25, Downtown Hancock, 116 Quincy St.
      • John Hoganson
      • Anita White
      • Troy Woods
      • Hillary Saldivar (severely injured, but survived)
      • Robert MacDonald
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