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Guilty plea expected in Logan County, WV federal arson case

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WYMT/WSAZ) - A man that federal prosecutors say is connected to an arson scheme in Logan County is expected to plead guilty in the case.

A plea hearing has been set for October 16 in U.S. District Court for James Glick. He owns "317 Steakhouse" on Stratton Street in Logan.

Federal Prosecutors say he bought a building across the street and had it set on fire, then collected $1M in insurance money.

William Thompson, Guy Miller and Shawn Simon have also been charged in the case. They are accused of helping Glick carrying out the plan.


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