Arson suspected in fires set in Mississippi’s capital city


              Melted siding, burned insulation, charred wooden beams and ashes of old hymnals are all that remain at Epiphany Lutheran Church near midtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. At least two of the buildings set ablaze were churches. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              Melted siding, burned insulation, charred wooden beams and ashes of old hymnals are all that remain at Epiphany Lutheran Church near midtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. At least two of the buildings set ablaze were churches. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              Melted siding, burned insulation, charred wooden beams and ashes of old hymnals and bulletins are all that remain at Epiphany Lutheran Church near midtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. At least two of the buildings set ablaze were churches. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              Melted siding, burned insulation, charred wooden beams and ashes of old hymnals are all that remain at Epiphany Lutheran Church near midtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. Renovations to the church's interior were completed earlier this year. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              A fireman observes the remains of a burned Epiphany Lutheran Church near midtown Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. At least two of the buildings set ablaze were churches. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
            
              Elder Lloyd Caston, 73, walks around the remains Epiphany Lutheran Church near mid-town Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022. Authorities in Mississippi's capital city are on the hunt for a suspected arsonist who set several fires early Tuesday morning on and near the campus of Jackson State University, a historically Black public university. At least two of the buildings set ablaze were churches. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Arson suspected in fires set in Mississippi’s capital city