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Man Found Guilty of Setting Fire To Mountain Grove Church

A Wright County jury has found a man guilty of setting fire to a Mountain Grove church in June of 2023.

Court records say a jury found James Hopkins the Third of South Carolina guilty of first-degree arson, first-degree trespassing, and second-degree burglary.

Police say Hopkins admitted to starting a fire in the Southside Baptist Church in Mountain Grove and stealing food and first aid supplies from the church.

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