Man charged with arson after wife asked for divorce - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man charged with arson after wife asked for divorce

Pedro Reyes Toledo (Source: SCSO) Pedro Reyes Toledo (Source: SCSO)

A man is behind bars, accused of setting his wife's house on fire.

Firefighters battled a small stove top fire inside a house on Capri Road on April 20. Investigators determined the fire was intentionally set by piling clothes on top and turning the stove on.

A woman who lived in the home said she received a call from her estranged husband, suspect Pedro Antonio Reyes Toledo, who said "Go home and put the fire out." She then received a photo of her kitchen on fire.

The victim told investigators she received several calls and texts from Reyes Toledo admitting he set the kitchen on fire because she asked for a divorce and stayed away from home.

Reyes Toledo was arrested and charged with arson.

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