“Firesetter” treatment for a Coatesville arson suspect

    By: Bill Hangley

    One of three men arrested in connection with a string of arsons in Coatesville has been sent to a juvenile treatment center that specializes in what are known as firesetters. Experts say there’s a good chance that the seventeen-year-old suspect’s deadly fascination can be controlled. WHYY’s Bill Hangley has more.

    By: Bill Hangley
    bhangley@whyy.org

    One of three men arrested in connection with a string of arsons in Coatesville has been sent to a juvenile treatment center that specializes in what are known as firesetters. Experts say there’s a good chance that the seventeen-year-old suspect’s deadly fascination can be controlled. WHYY’s Bill Hangley has more.

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