Fatal Las Vegas arson fire suspect arrested in Carson City
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - A 35-year-old transient accused of setting a Las Vegas house fire that killed his girlfriend has been arrested in Carson City on arson and homicide-related charges.
The Nevada Appeal reports Shyhelee Jamal Coleman was booked into the Carson City Jail Tuesday after Carson City sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle trespassing at a gas station.
He’s accused of setting the Nov. 10 fire that killed Melynda Williams and three dogs found dead in the double-wide mobile home. Coleman faces one count of first-degree arson, three counts of attempted murder, and three counts of willful killing of an animal.
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