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Male Victim Found Inside of Burning Apartment

Male Victim Found Inside of Burning Apartment

On Saturday, July 22, 2017 at approximately 7:30 a.m., the Mobile Police Department and Mobile Fire Department responded to the Plantation Apartments located at 5725 Old Pascagoula Road in reference to a residential fire. Upon arrival a male victim was found inside of the apartment. The victim was transported to hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. Investigators were able to detain 45-year-old Howard Willard. Willard was later arrested and charged with Murder and Arson 1st Degree.


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