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Teen in custody in Eagle River church fire

Published On: May 16 2014 08:20:20 PM CDT   Updated On: May 17 2014 01:03:36 PM CDT
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EAGLE RIVER, Wis. -

Authorities are holding a teenager in connection with a fire last month at a Wisconsin church.

The fire was reported April 27 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Eagle River. A Vilas County sheriff's officer arrived, found a small fire inside the church and extinguished it.

The sheriff's office said Friday a 14-year-old suspect was taken into custody in the investigation.

The case will be referred to the district attorney's office.

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