On Wednesday, Chron.com reported that 37-year-old Gary Nathaniel Moore was arrested and charged with setting a Houston mosque on fire on Christmas Day.
According to the charging instrument released by the Harris County District Clerk, Moore attended the mosque for five years.
Moore told investigators he had been at the mosque earlier on Dec. 25 to pray, and had left at about 2 p.m. to go home. Moore told investigators he was the last person to leave the mosque and saw no smoke or other signs of fire when he left. He had returned to the scene after hearing about the fire from a friend.
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