Class X Felony Charges for Fire


Taylorville IL – A Taylorville man who is facing charges involving arson will now face a more serious charge.


38 year old Christopher Harwood now faces a class X felony charge of aggravated arson. Harwood is accused of setting his ex girlfriends home on West Vandeveer, in Taylorville in September, on fire.


Harwood knew there were three people in the home at the time of the fire. They did escape the fire unharmed.


Trial for Harwood is set for December 10th.

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