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10-30-2015, 10:15 AM

Arsons At 6 Black Churches In St. Louis Area Are Linked
Authorities don't know yet whether the attacks were racially or religiously motivated.

In this Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 photo, Pastor David Triggs and his wife, Charronda, hold hands and take part in the outdoor service following a fire at the church at the New Life Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis. Someone has been setting fire to predominantly black churches in the St. Louis area, and investigators are trying to determine if the arsonist is targeting either religion or race.


Suspect arrested in string of St. Louis area church arsons


ST. LOUIS Police have made an arrest in connection with a two-week string of church arsons, most of which occurred at places of worship in black neighborhoods, the Post-Dispatch has learned. The suspect is a black man in his 30s, according to a police source.