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Suspect in fire that killed four is held without bail

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The man facing federal charges in the May 2 fire that killed a father and three children has been ordered held without bail to await trial. Robert A. Butler, 27, of Saratoga Springs, had been scheduled to appear this afternoon in U.S. District Court in Albany for a hearing to determine his bail status, if any. Instead, Butler’s court-appointed attorney last week filed papers waiving today’s detention hearing, writing that Butler was “in no position ...

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