Kemper County man charged with arson, fraud

Elijah Bell (Photo source: Kemper County Sheriff's Dept.)

KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - Investigators in Kemper County say an ugly divorce has led to the husband being arrested for arson.

Elijah Bell is charged with one count of arson and another count of insurance fraud.

The 45-year-old was arrested earlier this week. Investigators say it is part of an ongoing dispute with his estranged wife.

Bell has been released from jail on bond.