Sewanee student charged with setting frat on fire

WINCHESTER, Tennessee (WDEF) – The TBI announced the arrest of a University of the South student this afternoon.

A Franklin County Grand Jury indicted 22 year old Philip Roper of Richmond, Virginia.

He faces one count of Arson and one county of Burning Personal Property for a fire a the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house on February 24th.

The fire was contained to a stage area inside the frat.

Roper was officially arrested on Monday and booked at the Franklin County Jail.

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