Man accused in Terre Haute arson found unfit to stand trial

Jason Sickles reportedly set fire to a south 8th Street apartment building in February.

Posted: Sep 24, 2019 12:21 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - A Terre Haute man accused of arson is not fit to stand trial.

That's according to court records.

Jason Sickles reportedly set fire to a south 8th Street apartment building in January.

LINK | TERRE HAUTE MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON, ACCUSED OF SETTING APARTMENT BUILDING ON FIRE

Everyone was able to get out safely.

He was set to go to trial on Tuesday, but after a mental evaluation earlier this month, experts say Sickles is incompetent to stand trial at this time.

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