D.A. to decide if homeless faces arson charges

Posted at 8:51 AM, Oct 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-21 09:51:31-04

SCOTT, La — A homeless man could be facing charges after he allegedly set an abandoned house on fire in Scott

A homeless couple was living in an abandoned home in the 500 block of Pecan Grove Rd.

According to Scott Fire Chief during the investigation detectives interviewed the man living in the home and he admitted to purposely lighting the fire Sunday.

The information is being forwarded to the District Attorney's Office.

The name of the suspect is being withheld until formal charges are accepted.