Multiple law enforcement sources confirm to KATC that one person is in custody for the recent string of fires at predominantly black churches. Sources say the suspect is 21-year-old Holden Matthews. He is also reportedly the son of a St. Landry Parish Sheriff's deputy.

KATC also reports, he was booked at around 5:30 this evening into the St. Landry Parish jail. The state fire marshal has announced a press conference to be held at the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's complex. Governor Edwards is due to attend the press conference.

We will have full coverage tomorrow on KPEL and

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