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Newton man charged with arson, attempted murder in fire

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A Newton man was arraigned Monday on charges of arson and attempted murder after a fire at his residence over the weekend, the Middlesex district attorney’s office said. Tze Mui, 58, was charged in connection with a fire at 181 Pearl St., District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office said. Mui pleaded not guilty in Newton District Court and was ordered held pending a dangerousness hearing scheduled for Friday, said Stephanie Guyotte, a spokeswoman for Ryan’s office. Guyotte said police responded to the home at approximately 5:15 p.m. Saturday for a report of a fire with people possibly trapped inside, but she did not know any further details.

Nicholas Jacques can be reached at nicholas.jacques@globe.com.
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