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Greensburg Man Arrested for Arson, Attempted Murder and Wanton Endangerment

Date of News Release 04/06/05

(Columbia, KY) - Arson Investigator Alex Wesley arrested 26 year old David W. Hedgespeth of Greensburg at 10:23 am on 4/26/05 at the Green County Sheriff's Office and charged him with arson 1st degree, attempted murder and wanton endangerment 1st degree.

Mr. Hedgespeth is accused of starting a fire at the residence of Joseph Roution on Hwy. 88 in Green County in January of this year (2005). Mr. Roution was in the residence at the time of the fire and was treated for 2nd degree burns.

Mr. Hedgespeth was lodged in the Green County Jail.

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