The three initial suspects linked by authorities have now been arrested. Fire Marshal Thomas Streeter has said there could be more arrests... Check it out:
The third suspect linked by authorities to the River Road Pharmacy arson was arrested today, jail officials said.
Michael Lowery, 29, was taken into custody at 1:20 p.m. on Stark Avenue. He’s charged with two counts of first-degree arson and one count of second-degree criminal damage to property, Muscogee County Jail officials said.
Lowery, along with 49-year-old Lillian Dion Burkett, and 27-year-old Bobby Jo Burkett, all of Columbus, are accused of setting fire to the pharmacy at 5100 River Road on Sept. 27, Fire Marshal Thomas Streeter has said.
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Lowery’s Columbus Recorder’s Court hearing is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.