Council Bluffs police have released more details on an arson that led to a triple murder one week ago today. Police captain Lindsay Anderson says 37-year old James Taylor set the apartment on fire to get revenge for a drug deal gone bad. Anderson says Taylor was seeking to kill a man named Timothy Rocha. Anderson says they don’t know how the two men were connected.He says Taylor found out Rocha was staying in the apartment.Anderson says the dispute was over an 80-dollar drug deal. He says police discovered that Taylor purchased two-dollars worth of gas in plastic containers before the fire.Taylor is charged with first-degree arson and three-counts of first-degree murder. He’ll make his first appearance in court next week.
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