By Miriam Raftery and Nadin Abbott
January 27, 2013 (El Cajon)- San Diego Sheriff today announced the arrest of Darin Williams in connection to an early morning fire that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage to St. Gregory of Nyssa Greek Orthodox Christian Church in the unincorporated area of El Cajon. Williams s charged with arson, burglary and a hate crime, said Sergeant E. J. Dayitt.
The suspect was released last week from a psychiatric institution and became upset when the church’s priest, Simeon Corona, told him he could no longer stay at a parishioner’s home if he woud not take his medications, U-T San Diego reports. The priest called Williams, 38, a “troubled man.”