A Barnwell man is facing several charges after setting his house on fire following a family altercation.
Jeffery Wayne Taylor, 29, of 1560 Still Road, Barnwell, was arrested Tuesday morning, August 23, by the Barnwell County Sheriff’s Office. Pending charges include third degree arson, two counts of attempted murder and setting fires to other lands, according to Barnwell County Sheriff Ed Carroll.
Taylor allegedly started the fire at his house around 9 a.m. August 23 after an “altercation with family members. He told them he was going to hurt them all,” said Carroll.