On Thursday night, July 16, 2020, King County deputies and the King County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigation Unit (FIU) arrested a 35-year old male for the arson at the former Yarington’s Funeral Home, located in the 10700 BLK of 16th Ave SW in White Center (map below).

The fire was set in the early morning hours of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, and advanced so quickly that firefighters were unable to save the building.

The man was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Arson.

The suspect has also been arrested for arson in the past.

Read our previous coverage here.