Cold Case Files: Arsonist Tearfully Apologizes 34 Years After Murder of Hero Firefighter | A&E

Cold Case Files: Arsonist Tearfully Apologizes 34 Years After Murder of Hero Firefighter | A&E

34 years after the crime, an arsonist apologizes for the murder of a firefighter, in this clip from Season 2, Episode 32.

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50 Comments

  1. Crow on June 5, 2022 at 8:26 pm

    yo anyone down for a coh2 game?

  2. Mark Turchanik on June 5, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    The arsonist. Charlie Chaplin.

  3. jaquae22 on June 5, 2022 at 8:27 pm

    White people get away with anything. He was crying because he though he was about to get 34 years

  4. D Star on June 5, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    This is so messed up! Glad he got caught also if there’s a movie Nic Cage has got to play him!

  5. Gort Bot on June 5, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    Ten years? The legal system is a joke.

  6. Payton Knudson on June 5, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    Not me clicking on this and it’s my college omg

  7. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:29 pm

    Gary saved his life

  8. Gloria on June 5, 2022 at 8:31 pm

    What is worse, the loss of a human life or the loss of an entire library full of books and learning? Both are just hideous.

  9. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    Omg how scarry

  10. ᨒ_⏱️ Ticking Aikoぃ𓂃 on June 5, 2022 at 8:35 pm

    That’s scaryyyy 🙁

  11. Michael Seidenberg on June 5, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    Shadow

  12. Gerald StAmour on June 5, 2022 at 8:36 pm

    John 15:13!

  13. Lynda Mac on June 5, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    10 years, that’s disgraceful. He at least should have gotten a year for each he walked free

  14. A&E on June 5, 2022 at 8:37 pm

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  15. Loungekiller on June 5, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Arsonists who take lives w/ their fires should also be set alight. Actually you know what even if it’s just property destruction light em up

  16. sean kelly on June 5, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    He was 12 years old at the time he started that fire. And he gets 10 years for it? 🤨

  17. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:40 pm

    Chaplin. Least hopefully they catch these kids 12 year old kid my godh what a wild kid he going to have to live with the fact he killed someone

  18. drmorq on June 5, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    I have lived in Everett since 1988.. I lived for 24 years at 2131 Grand avenue. I remember very well there was a fire that broke out in a garage just 1 block north of my apartment. And I remember going down to the fire with my neighbors and my girlfriend. I remember standing watching the fire department put the fire out and there was this one guy who didnt look like a neighbor. I didnt pay him any attention but I did recognize his picture later when the artist rendition was first put out… and then when he was arrested I did recognize him as the person I saw at the fire… paul keller…

  19. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:42 pm

    Yes that’s very sad but when a person does that for a living very dangerous job

  20. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    I think you kind of get a idea when they brought the chaplin.

  21. chelsea gould on June 5, 2022 at 8:44 pm

    I’ve lived in Everett Wa for 19 years and worked here for nearly 25 years and this is the first I’m hearing of this tragedy. Thanks A & E, I’ll pass this story on to the community.

  22. Brice Cordova on June 5, 2022 at 8:47 pm

    Gary saves this guy’s life by giving him a mask and that selfish a** guy proceeds to walk to safety without him. Leaving him for dead. Wow

  23. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:49 pm

    You were there guilty

  24. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:51 pm

    But gsry never made it out he gave up his life for the other guy

  25. Alumita 🌹𝗙**𝗖𝗞 Me ! Check 𝗠𝘆 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗶𝗹𝗲 on June 5, 2022 at 8:52 pm

    I’ve lived in Everett Wa for 19 years and worked here for nearly 25 years and this is the first I’m hearing of this tragedy. Thanks A & E, I’ll pass this story on to the community.

  26. Mack D on June 5, 2022 at 8:55 pm

    Fk sake

  27. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    Confessed to 70 fires hes going to jail for a long time I think these kids have to find something else to do for fun

  28. Young Jojo305 on June 5, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    USA justice system: if you never got in trouble with the law you are innocent until proven guilty. But if you have any kinda record you are guilty until proven innocent.

  29. Denny on June 5, 2022 at 8:58 pm

    You live by the gun you die by the gun.

  30. Jose Veijanen on June 5, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    The arsonist has oddly shaped feet

  31. Belle 🍆 2 y.0 -check My V!deo on June 5, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    I wonder in what way they try a guy 30 years later for a crime he committed when he was 12. If he had been tried at the time he would have been tried as a juvenile.

  32. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Elmer kind of gave himself up

  33. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Woah that’s a bad fire

  34. Sassy Sarina on June 5, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    I find this interesting because you usually never see a murderer cry like a baby and be that remorseful. 🤔

  35. Andrew Hunt on June 5, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Guaranteed they wouldn’t have given a 12 year old a 10 year sentence. Just my thought.

  36. Matt Kustom Kostumes on June 5, 2022 at 9:11 pm

    Who would name their kid Elmer? No wonder he was a troubled kid.

  37. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 9:12 pm

    They got him on film good thing

  38. Dirk Diggler on June 5, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    Never talk to the police. Never give a polygraph.

  39. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 9:13 pm

    You should be sorry

  40. Lyle Waller on June 5, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    She’s doing her best to not look feminine!

  41. Gloria on June 5, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    Polygraph tests are pointless. Are they paid for out of tax payer dollars?

  42. L W on June 5, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    I knew a kid that was an arsonist in middle school. I think he burnt down 3 million dollar houses in a month or so. He now is n the army reserves and does logistics for Budweiser

  43. Steven Booth on June 5, 2022 at 9:19 pm

    Bloody awful breathing apparatus safety procedures kills more US firefighters every year. The lesson has never been learned and I am at a loss to understand why. It should NEVER happening it does. All we can do is make it as safe as possible. No safety procedures at all is just madness.

  44. BeeBee on June 5, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    Watch the doc on Paul Keller. He was born evil. I felt so bad for his mother.

  45. jenni Turtle burger on June 5, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    I wonder in what way they try a guy 30 years later for a crime he committed when he was 12. If he had been tried at the time he would have been tried as a juvenile.

  46. Honor Ladone on June 5, 2022 at 9:21 pm

    OMG what a jitbag. Philadelphia USA

  47. Delilah Hart on June 5, 2022 at 9:22 pm

    If he was 12 years old at the time, where were his parents?!

  48. Kathy Bray on June 5, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    Where was elmer

  49. Rick Janssen on June 5, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    he gave his life to save another.
    nothing screams hero more than that.

  50. Roger White on June 5, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    True hero

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