Holden Matthews Archives

Suspect arrested in Louisiana black church arson cases

April 18, 2019

The first fire engulfed St. Mary Baptist Church in late March, incinerating nearly everything that stood within the historically black church. Pews turned to ash, and the brick walls burned so hot that they collapsed into piles of smoldering rubble in Port Barre. Then another black church in St. Landry Parish burned, and then another… [Read More]