Renter Charged in Fire
A woman found in a burning building in Killingly has been arrested and charged with setting the blaze.
Firefighters responded t0 385 Putnam Pike just before 5 am Friday and saw smoke coming from the eaves.Inside 56 year ol Carol Lynn Holden was found in a bedroom.She had been renting in the buulding.
The Eastern District Major Crime Squad and detectives from the State Police Fire and Explosion Unit were asked to conduct the investigion, which revealed Holden started the fire.
Holden has been charged with Arson in the Second Degree,Criminal Damage if Landlord’s Property in the First Degree and Breach of Peace.
Bond was set at $75,000 .Holden is due in Windham Superior Court Monday.