4 Charged in Arson Tied to Crofton Teen's Death

MILLERSVILLE, Md. -- Four people charged with setting fire to an Odenton home believed the youth living inside had something to do with a Crofton teen's death, authorities said.

Authorities charged 22-year-old Jonathan Myers, of Crofton; 15- and 16-year-old boys from Crofton; and a 16-year-old Gambrills boy were charged Tuesday night and Wednesday morning with arson.

Last week, they allegedly threw a Molotov cocktail at the Odenton home of a boy they thought was involved in Christopher Jones' May 30 death. Police said the victim has no connection to the death of Jones, who was punched by several boys before falling off his bike and hitting his head.

Two teens have been charged with manslaughter in Jones' death.

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