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      Syracuse Police say Tipp Hill serial arsonist is now behind bars

      S yracuse Police say they have made an arrest after a series of fires in the Tipp Hill neighborhood.

      Investigators charged 32-year-old Shayne Davis from Syracuse with second degree murder and several counts of arson.

      The last fire he allegedly sparked in on June 18th, killed 90-year-old Fred Brown along the 400 block of Cayuga Street.

      Police say there was a common link in all of the cases.

      Investigators claim the fires Davis is responsible for started on front porches, during the overnight hours.

      T here are other suspicious fires on Tipp Hill that are still under investigation.

      Police and Fire Investigators credit teamwork between the two departments, leading up to the arrest.