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Altadena Man Accused of Killing 4 Headed Back to Court

Corey King, 23, was arrested in September of 2008 after the body of a mom and her three daughters were discovered in a burning home in the 1500 block of East Avenue J-3.

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.
Further proceedings are scheduled for Corey King, an Altadena man accused of killing a woman and three of her daughters before setting their Lancaster home ablaze. The case will pick up Tuesday morning in the Lancaster Courthouse.

Corey King, 23, was arrested in September of 2008 after the body of a mom and her three daughters were discovered in a burning home in the 1500 block of East Avenue J-3. He was arrested after surrendering himself to deputies after hearing his name mentioned in connection with the fire and deaths, officials said.

Corey was charged with four counts of murder and could face the death penalty if convicted.

Aaron Castrejon and City News Service Contributed to this report.

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