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FRENCH CREEK TWP., Pa. - A man faced a preliminary arraignment on Monday morning regarding the homicide of 58-year-old David Allan Dignall that took place in December 2012.

Ralph Leroy Young, 45, has been committed to the Mercer County Jail for a non-bailable offense.

In December, police and Cochranton Fire Department were called to a reported vehicle fire on Hollabough Road. Dignall was found outside of the car partially burned.

However, the autopsy report indicated that the cause of death was a single gunshot wound.

Young was charged with murder, reckless burning or exploding, possession of explosive material and abuse of a corpse.

A preliminary hearing for Young is scheduled for May 22 at 10:15 a.m.

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