Police arrest suspected Old Bardstown Village arsonist

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Posted on September 30, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 30 at 6:25 PM

BARDSTOWN, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Bardstown Police have arrested a man believed to be the arsonist responsible for setting fires at the historic Old Bardstown Village.

Investigators say Phillip Tingle admitted to seven counts of arson at the village.

Investigators say at least six fires have been intentionally started in cabins dating from between 1776 and 1820.

Native American artifacts and other historical items are on display in many of the cabins.

 

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