Man pleads guilty to arson in pursuit of agreement


Photo courtesy; Macon County Sheriff’s Office

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A man accused of setting a house on fire in December has pled guilty to arson.

Officers said Michael Dixon was arrested after a house along Route 121 in Decatur was destroyed. It caught fire two separate times. Multiple witnesses claimed to see Dixon near the scene.

Court documents show Dixon pled guilty to arson as part of a partial agreement.

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