Federal Authorities Involved in Probe of Arson Fires at Massachusetts Jewish Centers

Federal prosecutors are now heading up the investigation into three recent arson fires at Jewish centers in Arlington and Needham that shocked both towns and prompted a massive solidarity rally Monday night.

“The US Attorney is the lead on this investigation,” said Jennifer Mieth, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Fire Services, via e-mail, adding that “the investigation continues apace with sizable resources.”

The FBI and US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling’s office both declined to comment Tuesday.

Read more at the Boston Globe

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