- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

WILTON MANORS, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they’ve arrested a Florida man who killed his ex-boyfriend and set his apartment on fire.

A Broward Sheriff’s Office news release says 38-year-old Michael Mitchell was arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder and arson.

Detectives say Mitchell and 40-year-old John Young had recently broken up and had a well-documented history of domestic violence. Officials say Mitchell went to Young’s Wilton Manors home on Thursday, killed Young and set the fire.

Firefighters found the body while putting out the blaze.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide