Blackmon Cleared of Arson Connection

Contact: Steve Holmes
(334) 241-4166


The person who is accused of who is accused of yesterday's shooting rampage in Blount and Marshall Counties, Alabama yesterday was mentioned in many reports as a "Person of Interest" in connection to the April 10 arson fire which partially destroyed the Cedar Grove Church of Christ in Blount County.

State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk reported today that "Daniel Eric Blackmon has been cleared in all matters related to the Cedar Grove Church fire earlier this month.

The investigation into this Church arson fire continues and anyone with potential leads or information to contribute may contact the ALABAMA ARSON HOTLINE at 1-800-654-0775 or