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Decaturville Man Faces Charges in New Year’s Day Fires

Firefighters work to extinguish one of the three suspected arson fires in Decaturville, January 1, 2023.
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Article by Steve Corlew-

A Decaturville man has been arrested and charged with multiple counts of burglary and arson in connection with three New Years Day fires in Decaturville, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Kris Leslie Warner, 64, was arrested after a joint investigation by the TBI, Decaturville Police and Fire Departments. According to the TBI, Agents determined that the fires had been intentionally set.

Agents obtained warrants charging Warner with four counts of burglary and three counts of arson, according to the TBI news release. Warner was arrested and booked into the Decatur County Jail on $500,000 bond.

Firefighters from Henderson County aided Decatur County in battling…

For complete coverage, see the January 4th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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1 Comment

  1. Diane Pitts Britt on January 6, 2023 at 4:08 am

    The devil is going to, and fro seeking who he may devour.. 😭 Evil is real people… So sad good people get drawn in by the evil spirits in the wo😠😡😫

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