Updated: Man arraigned on murder charge in connection with Lake Hattie fire
By Justin Glawe and John Hageman
PARK RAPIDS — A man who police say had a questionable explanation for his actions during a house fire in Lake Hattie Township on May 31 was arraigned on murder charges Friday after being arrested in St. Paul.
Fredrick William Bachman, 26, of Laporte, is accused of killing 57-year-old James Schwartzbauer that day or the day before, but it’s not clear if he set the fire that destroyed the house.
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