Man wanted for questioning in Kershaw County arsons contacts law enforcement

Published: Nov. 5, 2014 at 12:18 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 15, 2014 at 4:44 PM EST
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LUGOFF, SC (WIS) - A man wanted for questioning in a pair of arsons in Kershaw County has contacted law enforcement officers.

Investigators wanted to talk to 19-year-old Markeil Jamar Lewis in connection with the arson fires Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

Fire Chief Dennis Ray says firefighters were called to a house fire at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 1300 block of Highway 1 South. At about 3 a.m. crews responded to another house nearby.

According to Sheriff Jim Matthews says initial reports indicate both house fires were intentionally set and SLED has been called in to assist in the investigation. Matthews also Lewis does not currently have any charges against him.

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