Mississippi Man Accused in 3 Arsons

August 10, 2009

Authorities have arrested a Durant man accused of setting three fires in Holmes County.

According to the Mississippi Insurance Department, 41-year-old Bruce S. Harrell faces six counts of arson in connection with the fires, which destroyed $460,000 worth of property. The property included a city building and vehicle.

The state Fire Marshal’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives assisted Holmes County authorities in the investigation that led to Harrell’s arrest.

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