MEDIA RELEASE: WV State Fire Marshals Arrest Man On Arson Charges

1/27/2017

                                                                                                                                        
WV State Fire Marshal’s Office
1207 Quarrier St.
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304 558 2191
Fax: 304 558 2537
 
Contact: Courtney Rosemond                                                                                                                                                                 Timothy Rock
Public Information Specialist                                                                                                                                                                    Public Information Specialist 
(304) 558-2191 ext. 53205                                                                                                                                                                       (304) 558-2191 ext. 53220
Courtney.A.Rosemond@wv.gov                                                                                                                                                              Timothy.T.Rock@wv.gov
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 27, 2017
WV State Fire Marshals Arrest Man On Arson Charges
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Investigators from the West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office have arrested a man in Jefferson County for his involvement in a New Year’s Eve fire.
 
Baudelio P. Sepeda was arrested on Jan. 24, 2017 and charged with felony first-degree arson.  The 27-year old Sepeda is accused of setting fire to his home on Martin Payne Road in Jefferson County on Dec. 31, 2016. He was the only occupant home at the time of the fire, which resulted in a total loss.
 
He was arraigned Wednesday in Jefferson County Magistrate Court.

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