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June 11, 2014
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Man of unsound mind sets house on fire
DEON P GREEN, Star Writer

A 27-year-old man, said to be of unsound mind, is accused of setting fire to a three-apartment house in Pondside, Yallahs early Sunday morning.

Reports reaching The Star are that just after midnight, the mentally challenged man, one of the two occupants living in the house, set fire to his room, which then spread to other parts of the building.

The Yallahs Fire Department was summoned and one unit managed to put out the blaze. Damage was estimated at approximately $200,000. The building was not insured.

The Yallahs police, who are investigating, would give no details on the incident or any action taken against the suspect.

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