Three charged over us nightclub fire
Police have charged a 33-year-old man with one count of arson in connection to a fatal fire at West Point’s FirstMerit Arena last October.
The charge is punishable by up to 12 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
Robert Lee, who allegedly helped set the fire, was arrested on Saturday.
An investigation is ongoing and police have not said whether there are other suspects.
Chief of Police Jeff Sessions said at a news conference on Saturday the investigation is ongoing.
An emergency response was dispatched to the FirstMerit Arena after reports of a nightclub blaze on Oct. 26.
A short time later police received reports of three suspicious persons inside the nightclub.
They also learned it involved a fight involving the same club’s promoter.
The investigation is ongoing.
Chief Jeff Sessions, at a news conference on Saturday, confirmed it was the man arrested in connection to last year’s nightclub fire. Jeff Sessa/The Washington Post
A security guard at the club, Mark J. Williams, also went to police to say he was at the dance club for a business meeting and noticed three모바일 카지노 men with masks enter the club’s lobby.
All three of the men were wearing masks, he said.
Police said Williams was approached by one of the masked men, identified by police as 28-year-old Joseph Michael Davis, who asked him if he was a police officer. The man in the mask then gave 카지노톡Williams a bag of chips he wanted.
Police said they were told Davis came back through the lobby and the other two men came back in his own car and pulled out a knife from inside the trunk.
Police then chased the men down the middle of South 14th Street. Williams said they had no idea what was coming.
Chief Jeff Sessions, at a news conference on Saturday, also confirmed the charge.
It’s believed at the time of the explosion two people were inside the nightclub. Three of the victims were killed.
On Sunday morning, a candlelight vigil was held for the victims and their loved ones in Washington. A memorial page was set up청주출장안마 and people were expected to participate at various events over the weekend.