Arrest made in Alabama church fire

Published 4:49 pm Tuesday, October 21, 2008

HAYNEVILLE (AP) – A Hayneville man has been arrested for a fire that destroyed the Hayneville Church of Christ.

State Fire Marshall Ed Paulk said 47-year-old Willie James Holcomb was arrested Tuesday on charges of second-degree arson and third-degree burglary. He was being held under $125,000 bond in the Lowndes County Jail.

A passer-by spotted the fire at the rural church on Oct. 10.