St Michael man on arson charge

A 32-year-old man has been slapped with an arson charge following last night’s fire in Deacons Road, St Michael.

Ryan Benn is accused of setting a fire which destroyed a house and two mechanic workshops in Brandon’s Gap, St Michael where he resides.Two cars were also damaged in the blaze, which occurred around 6:50 p.m.

Benn, who is reportedly mentally ill, will appear in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court tomorrow to answer the charge.

It took firefighters over two hours to extinguish the fire.

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One Response to St Michael man on arson charge

  1. Veronica Straker
    Veronica Straker April 13, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Right mentally challenge……. People are out of house and home business and cars and he will get a free ticket to the mental with free meals too.


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