Fred Glespie Found Not Guilty On All Charges in Kalamazoo Apartment Fire

Posted at 11:59 AM, Dec 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-06 11:59:34-05

Fred Gilespie/File

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — According to the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court Fred Gilespie has been found not guilty on all counts related to the Kalamazoo apartment fire that killed 3-children.

Gilespie was on trial for 3-counts of involuntary manslaughter and 3-counts of second-degree child abuse for allegedly leaving the children at Interfaith Apartments prior to the blaze in Febuary.

Three-year-old twins Taniyah and Tevin Williams and their 1-year-old sister Tyonna Henderson died; a fourth child survived.

The children’s mother, Jonetta Woods, said she left them with Glespie, her boyfriend, while she went out for a few minutes.