NEWARK, Del. (WTXF) - Police have charged a man with arson in connection with a motel fire in Newark, Delaware.
Larry O’Neal Jr., 44, of Wilmington, Delaware, has been charged with first-degree arson and reckless endangering. Both charges are felonies.
The fire broke out shortly after 10:30 p.m. at the Super 8 Motel on East Main Street.
Investigators say O’Neal intentionally set items on fire inside a second-floor motel room.
Heavy fire damage is estimated at $100,000.
O’Neal is currently awaiting his arraignment.