Update: Suspect charged with capital murder, arson in late 2018 Birmingham apartment fire

Update: Suspect charged with capital murder, arson in late 2018 Birmingham apartment fire

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Birmingham police have charged a man in an apartment fire in late 2018.

John Burton, 39, has been charged with first-degree arson and capital murder for an apartment fire that killed 63-year-old Carly Eugene Vincon on December 27.

John Burton (Source: Birmingham Police)
John Burton (Source: Birmingham Police) (Source: Birmingham Police)

Fire crews received the call around 8:13 p.m. December 27. When they arrived, the building had heavy fire and smoke.

The building is location in the 1600 block of Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S.

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