Support Local News.

We've been with you throughout the pandemic, and now as vaccines become more widely available, we are reporting on how our local schools, businesses and communities are returning to a more "normal" future. There's never been more of a need for the kind of local, independent and unbiased journalism that The Day produces.
Please support our work by subscribing today.

New London police continue to seek person of interest in arson case

Get the weekly rundown
Sign up to receive our weekly Legal Insider newsletter

New London — City police have released no new information on a person of interest in an intentionally set fire that damaged a two-family home at 10 Rosemary St. on Tuesday.

Police said they were looking to speak to 32-year-old Timothy Settles, who was seen at the home prior to the early morning fire. The home was badly damaged and multiple residents displaced. No serious injuries were reported.

Settles is the father of an infant killed by a family dog in Norwich on Monday, an incident Norwich police have called a tragedy. Police have said they are looking for a possible connection between the two incidents.

The fire marshal’s office has officially ruled the New London fire incendiary, or intentionally set. An investigation determined the fire was started inside the front entryway to the home, a hallway with access to both of the units in the home.

The fire marshal’s office declined to provide further details, citing the ongoing criminal investigation.


Loading comments...
Hide Comments