Suspect arrested in fires at three black churches in Louisiana

Louisiana State Fire Marshall vehicles are seen outside the Greater Union Baptist Church during a fire, in Opelousas, Louisiana, U.S. April 2, 2019 in this picture obtained from social media. Courtesy Louisiana Office Of State Fire Marshal/Handout via REUTERS

(Reuters) – Police have arrested a man suspected of setting fire to three predominately black churches in a southern Louisiana parish, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. “A suspect has been identified in connection with three church burnings in Opelousas, Louisiana, and is in state custody,” David Joseph, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District […]

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