Walkertown man charged with burning down own home
WALKERTOWN, N.C. — Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected of burning down his own home on Friday.
According to deputies, George Tyson Thompson, Jr., 55, set fire to his home at 1046 Whirl-Wind Drive shortly before 7 a.m.
Firefighters from three area fire departments responded to extinguish the flames.
Thompson has been charged with one count of felony burning of ones own dwelling.
He is being held under a $100,000 secured bond.