Frat Building Fire Suspect in Court
By: Heartland News
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A teen facing arson charges headed to court for the first time Monday.
Ryan Johnston, 19, is accused of setting fire to the Sigma Chi fraternity annex last week.
Johnston asked for a public defender.
The judge set a preliminary hearing for later in November.
Johnston faces charges of arson and burglary for the fire early Thursday, November 1 at the "Annex" across the street from the Show Me Center on Sprigg Street in Cape Girardeau.