Report: Man disables smoke alarm, starts Lexington apartment fire

Published: Feb. 21, 2019 at 6:23 AM EST
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A man is accused of taking a battery out of a smoke detector before starting a fire inside a Lexington apartment.

Robert Shepherd is charged with arson.

Sunday night's fire was started in the kitchen of an apartment on Dinsmore Drive.

Investigators found evidence Shepherd was being evicted and owed nearly $2,000.