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Media: volunteer confessed to the burning of the Cathedral in Nantes

The volunteer, who worked in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Nantes confessed to the arson of the temple, according to the newspaper Ouest France.

The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, caught fire on July 18. The fire lasted several hours in the Cathedral, in particular, has completely collapsed great body. The Prosecutor's office suspect arson. On the next arrested 39-year-old volunteer, a native of Rwanda who helped in the temple and the day of the fire had to lock the doors. He was later released without charge.

Yesterday, June 25, a man was detained for the second time. The investigating judge charged him with arson.

Volunteer admitted guilt. He said that he had set fire to the Cathedral in three places — a big body at a small on and near the electrical panel. That was the motive for such action was not reported.

Arsonist faces up to 10 years in prison and 150 thousand Euro fine.