Man dead, house burnt down after SWAT standoff in East Price Hill
EAST PRICE HILL, Ohio (WKRC) - A man is dead and a house burnt to the ground after a standoff in East Price Hill.
Police say the man barricaded himself inside an East Price Hill home that was on fire. A woman being held inside escaped. The man reportedly started the fire in frustration after she escaped.
Police had Atson Lane blocked off at Quebec. They also believed the man was armed with a gun. Firefighters were trying to keep the fire from spreading to neighboring homes.
Negotiators were trying to diffuse the situation since before noon.