Media Release - W.Va. State Fire Marshals arrest Mason woman on arson charges

5/21/2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2018
W.Va. State Fire Marshals arrest Mason woman on arson charges
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office announced today that a Mason County woman has been arrested on arson charges stemming from a residential fire.
 
WVSFMO investigators arrested Emogene Cochran, 66 , of Point Pleasant on Friday, May 18 and charged her with first-degree arson. Cochran is alleged to have set fire to her Point Pleasant home on May 15.
 
Cochran was arraigned in Mason County Magistrate Court and has been released on a $20,000 bond. 
 
The arrest was made by Assistant State Fire Marshal T.S. Chastain
 
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