Kennett man arrested for arson

Kennett man arrested for arson

KENNETT, MO (KAIT) - A Kennett man was arrested while crews investigated an early-morning fire.

According to Kennett police, crews were called out to a fire in the 700-block of East Third Street Monday around 3 a.m. Investigators determined the fire to be suspicious.

Police state while at the scene Christian Morse, 21, of Kennett was arrested for second degree arson.

Morse was taken to the Dunklin County Jail and is being held pending formal charges from the prosecuting attorney's office.

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