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Olvey family: We were trapped in burning home

Posted at 9:08 AM, Jan 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-28 09:10:08-05

FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Glenn Olvey will again recount being trapped with his family in their burning home as the final residents of the Richmond Hill neighborhood take the stand in the trial of suspect Bob Leonard, Jr.

Olvey and his family lived one house north of Monserrate Shirley. When her house exploded Nov. 10, 2012, they were trapped by the collapsing building and had to be pulled out by neighbors who rushed to help.

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After fighting for two years to rebuild, the Olveys eventually abandoned their goal of returning to the Richmond Hill neighborhood. Glenn Olvey explained the decision in a candid interview with Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez.


RTV6 Digital Producer Jordan Fischer will be in the courtroom throughout the trial. Click on the video player above to see his preview of what to expect in Day 5.


Call 6 Investigator Rafael Sanchez and Senior Digital Correspondent Jordan Fischer will be in Fort Wayne covering the trial every day. Download the RTV6 app to get the latest live blog posts as the proceedings unfold.

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