5/05 MOST WANTED: Ivan Willis

By: Allison Rhea Email
By: Allison Rhea Email

In this week's edition of the Mid-Ohio Valley's Most Wanted we have for you a Parkersburg man accused of setting his own home on fire.

Parkersburg Police say they responded to a fire on the 1400 block of Latrobe Street in April.

They say Ivan Willis lived in the home and was at the scene when responders first arrived.

Chief Joe Martin says further investigation revealed Willis had been having domestic issues with his wife.

He says, Wednesday, police issued an arrest for him.

"We have an idea of why it happened and why he set the fire, but we don't know how he set the fire, " says Chief Martin.

Willis is charged with first degree Arson, which holds a prison sentence of 2 to 20 years.

If you have any information on where Willis may be, please contact police at 304-424-8444.

You can catch the next edition of the Mid-Ohio Valley's Most Wanted next Wednesday on WTAP News at 6.

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