Court date for man accused of setting home on fire

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

St. Joseph County A man accused of setting his foreclosed home on fire, is due in court Monday.

Douglas Wilcox, 62, is charged with arson after an August 2013 house fire in the 2100-block of Sandybrook Drive in St. Joseph county.

Wilcox was supposed to give keys to the new owner the day his home burned down.

After a search that lasted a few weeks, police found and arrested him at a casino in Battle Creek.

His trial is currently scheduled to begin on July 21st.


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