TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Murray Man Arrested on Arson Charges
Date of News Release: 10/09/2013
(Hickory, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police arrested Stewart A. Odom, 39, of Murray in connection with an early morning Arson Fire that occurred on October 6th on Hamilton Avenue in Murray, and a early morning attempted Arson Fire at another location also on Hamilton Avenue occuring on October 8, 2013.
Odom has been charged with Arson in the First Degree, Attempted Arson in the First Degree, and two Counts of Use of a Weapon of Mass Destruction, Third Degree. Odom is lodged in the Calloway County Jail awaiting a bond to be set. The Kentucky State Police was assisted by the Murray Fire Department and the Murray Police Department. The investigation continues by State Police Detective Frank Gresham.