- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 21, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Two Delaware men have pleaded guilty to arson charges after fires at three churches in the Felton area in December.

The Delaware State News reports (https://bit.ly/1HPxGqu ) that 27-year-old Alex Harrington Jr. of Frederica and 26-year-old Joseph Skochelak of Felton entered the pleas Monday in Kent County Superior Court. They pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree arson, second-degree conspiracy and third-degree burglary.

The case stems from three overnight fires on Dec. 2 at Healing Hands Christian Church, the Manship Chapel and the Laws Mennonite Church. The damage to all three churches is estimated at $86,000. No one was injured.

Harrington and Skochelak face up to 29 years in prison at sentencing on June 23.


Information from: Delaware State News, https://www.newszap.com

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