Headland Resident Convicted of Arson and Conspiracy

Contact: John S. Robison, State Fire Marshal


Headland resident Ralph Wilson Lingo, age 41, was convicted September 24th of Arson Second Degree and Criminal Conspiracy to Commit Arson Second Degree for his involvement in the burning of a mobile home in January of this year.

The home, belonging to Marcus Mulkey of Eufaula, burned in the early morning hours of January 24th.  Foremost Insurance Company insured the home, with a mortgage being held by Lingo.  Lingo was given a split sentence of 15 years in prison and $10,000 restitution.