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Homeless person arrested after allegedly starting fire in vacant home

2 years 1 month 2 weeks ago Wednesday, January 05 2022 Jan 5, 2022 January 05, 2022 7:00 AM January 05, 2022 in News
Source: Baton Rouge Fire Department

BATON ROUGE - A homeless, Baton Rouge woman has been arrested on a charge of arson after she was allegedly seen starting a fire inside of a vacant capital area home. 

Fire officials say 36-year-old Wauneka Corbin was seen starting a fire in a vacant home on East Johnson Street on Jan. 4.

When approached by officials regarding the matter, authorities say Corbin admitted to setting fire to a mattress inside of the home. 

She was arrested for simple arson and criminal trespass.  

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