LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington man is accused of trying to set a house on fire while a mother and daughter were inside.

Ron Ellis Jr. is charged with arson after police said in March he poured gas around the home after getting into a fight with the owner.

According to court documents, she accused Ellis of getting high in the home. The victim also told police Ellis threatened to kill her with a machete.

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