Man charged in arson and assault - - Jackson, MS

Man charged in arson and assault

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Fredrick O'Banner has been charged with arson in November 12 fire at Edgewood Terrace Apartments. Chief Arson Investigator Greg Travis says he was arrested the next day on other charges.

Jackson Police say he is also facing aggravated assault and auto theft charges and they believe he is still in custody.

On November 12, firefighters found an unidentified 51-year-old man on the ground near his Edgewood Terrace Apartment. We were told his neck was cut and he had burns to his face and neck.

A BOLO was put out for O'Banner, who was believed to be the victim's nephew.

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