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Authorities Make Arrest In Deadly Mass. Arson

The AP via YellowBrix

January 05, 2010

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a fire in Northampton that claimed the life of an elderly man and his son.

District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel (SHY’-buhl) said in a statement that 25-year-old Anthony P. Baye was arrested at about 8 p.m. on Monday.

He is expected to be arraigned Tuesday in Northampton District Court on two counts of murder, arson and armed burglary.

The Dec. 27 blaze claimed the lives of 81-year-old Paul Yeskie Sr. and 39-year-old Paul Yeskie Jr. It was one of nine fires in the western Massachusetts city of Northampton set within hours of each other.

Baye, who lives in the same neighborhood, has not been charged in connection with any of the other fires. ad_icon

A woman who answered the phone at the Baye home Tuesday refused to comment.


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    Anonymous

    over 4 years ago

    If this is the guy, hopefully he gets put away for a good long time!

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    Sheriff_1

    over 4 years ago

    8024 Comments

    Sicko. Try him for 1st degree murder and get him all the time possible

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    Jonas

    over 4 years ago

    42238 Comments

    This is MA. He'll just go to jail and find himself a new friend. My condolences to family and friends.

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