Man accused of trying to blow up his home surrenders to police

Ivan English (Source: Middletown Jail)
Ivan English (Source: Middletown Jail)

MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A Middletown man accused of trying to blow up his home has turned himself in to police.

Ivan English, 49, is charged with aggravated attempted arson.

Police say English lit several candles inside his home on Queens Avenue and turned the gas up on July 16. Neighbors say the gas could be smelled up to two blocks away and several homes were evacuated.

English surrendered on Friday morning.

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