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Burning bible leads to arson charge

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Ramon Johann Francis (Source: LMDC) Ramon Johann Francis (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Arson investigators say a man intentionally set fire to his apartment when he burned his bible on the kitchen stove.

According to an arrest warrant, Ramon Johann Francis, 23, was living in a multi-unit building in the 100 block of W. St. Catherine.

On May 21, Francis put his bible on a lit stove, set it on fire and left the apartment. The fire damaged the interior of his apartment.

The warrant said Francis was found hiding nearby and admitted what he did to officers.

Francis was arrested October 27 on one count of arson.

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