Kentucky Man Arrested In Connection To Tennessee Arson

Posted at 5:27 AM, Jun 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-29 05:27:37-04

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)–A Kentucky man has been charged with arson in connection to a fire in Tennessee.

The fire happened back in March at an outbuilding in Jellico, near the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

Investigators determined that the fire was intentionally set. 

No injuries were reported.

34-year-old Randy Joe Jones was arrested in Kentucky after being indicted of arson on June 6.

He’s currently being held in the Whitley County Detention Center awaiting extradition to Tennessee.