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MSU Freshman Accused of Arson

Bryson Bonham

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI)-A fire is being investigated on the MSU campus and a suspect has been charged. 18 year-old Bryson Bonham of Madison was apprehended shortly after the fire was put out and charged with arson. Using surveillance video authorities were able to identify a Bonham as their suspect. Authorities say the fire was started in the Cresswell Hall elevator Wednesday (11-6)morning around eight. The fire appeared to have been started by a cigarette lighter being taken to the ceiling of the elevator. The small fire produced a heavy amount of smoke but fortunately, fire fighters say it was a small fire that they were able to extinguish quickly before any severe damage could be done. Bonham has bonded out at $10,000 dollars, no further information has been released.