Charges were filed in the death of a five-year-old in Holt.
The stepfather, Thomas McClellan, faces three life sentences.
He was arraigned on counts of open murder, child abuse and arson.
Ingham County Prosecutors say he stabbed the little girl to death before starting the fire. Fox 47 New's Christopher Lane went to the community, which is coming together to help support the little girl's mother.
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