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Wood County authorities seeking man in connection with burned home

Wood County authorities seeking man in connection with burned home
Longview News-Journal
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POSTED: Monday, September 19, 2011 - 10:31am

UPDATED: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 11:11am

Wood County Sheriff's authorities are searching for a 41-year-old Winnsboro man in connection with a home that was set on fire Friday afternoon.

According to Wood County Sheriff's Office Lt. Jerry Blaylock, deputies were dispatched to the 300 block of CR 4400 in Winnsboro at about 3:20 p.m. Friday in connection with an assault and an arson.

Blaylock said a victim and witness told authorities that James Ray Henson had been "acting strange all day and took a torch and set the victim's house on fire while she and a friend were at the residence."

Blaylock said Henson was facing charges for arson and assault.

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