NEWPORT – A Newport man pleads guilty to setting his mother’s house on fire and killing her dogs.
His mother was at the Police Department filing a report of alleged abuse by her son when the fire was set in August of 2014.
Her house was in flames when she returned, her dogs were later found dead in the bathroom.
Goodrich’s brother, Perley Goodrich Jr, is currently serving an eight year prison sentence for killing their father in that same home in 2009.
Police say Kenneth Goodrich has a long history of mental illness.