Marietta man charged with arson after setting fire in his bathroom

Jacob Downing

Onondaga County Sheriff Kevin E. Walsh says they have arrested a Marietta man for arson, following an investigation into a fire that was set on Monday.

Detectives arrested and charged 18-year-old Jacob Downing, of 3328 Kinyon Road, Marietta, for arson after they say he started a fire in his home while another person was asleep at about 1 am on Monday.

Downing admitted to detectives that he started the fire in the bathroom. There were no reported injuries.

Downing is being held pending $25,000 cash or bond.