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Man charged with arson for Wednesday's fire on Falls Road in Burton

John Priester, (Source: BCSO) John Priester, (Source: BCSO)
BURTON, SC (WTOC) -

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office has arrested 25-year-old John Priester in connection with Wednesday’s fire on Falls Road in Burton.

Priester, a homeless man in the Burton area, has been charged with arson.

The investigation into the death of 56-year-old Teresa Seigler, who was found inside the burning residence, is ongoing as forensic pathologists at the Medical University of South Carolina have yet to determine the cause and manner of her death.

Investigators continue to identify and interview witnesses and persons of interest. 

Anyone with information is urged to contact Corporal Jason Malphrus at 843.255.3426 or CrimeStoppers at 1.888.CrimeSC if wishing to remain anonymous and for a possible reward. 

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