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Man charged with murder, arson after body found inside house fire in Okanogan County

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OMAK, Wash. -

A man in Okanogan County is facing arson and murder charges after emergency responders found a body inside a home that had been set on fire.

Officials say 27-year-old Jared Nathaniel Fudge now faces first degree murder and arson charges, with more charges possible. A witness spotted Fudge running from the scene. He was later located and questioned by police.

Officials say they found the body after they were called to a report of a home on fire early Friday morning at 248 Omak River Road. 

The victim has not yet been identified. 

The case remains under investigation. 

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