Fatal Bolton home fire ruled as arson

An investigation has been launched after a fatal home fire in Holmes County has been ruled as arson. 

The body of 55-year-old Jerry Andrew Watson was pulled from the home on W. Northside Dr. in Bolton after first responders arrived late Tuesday night. 

Major Pete Luke with the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that an investigation through their office and the State Fire Marshal’s has led them to believe this is a case of arson. 

Currently, there are no suspects in the case, but if you have any information, call the Sheriff’s Office or the State Fire Marshal. 

Up to $5,000 is offered for anyone with information that leads to a conviction in the case.