A Wilcox county defendant charged with Arson was acquitted after a 2 day trial!

The Defendant was charged with Arson. The state believed he burned his own house down in an attempt to profit from insurance proceeds. Believing we could not obtain a fair trial in his home county, we moved for a change of venue which was granted. The trial was held in Ben Hill County. After a two day trial, the jury came back with a Not Guilty verdict!