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Third man now charged with arson at an Albany church

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February 21, 2008

Albany --A third man is now charged with arson in a fire at an Albany church. 45 year old /Vincent Jackson was charged this week in the burning of the Metropolitan Baptist Church on West Gordon Avenue.

The fire destroyed the sanctuary of the church New Year's eve, with the damage estimated at $150,000.

In January The Pastor of that church, the Reverend Joseph Howard and Curtis Jones were arrested and charged with arson. Investigators think the church was burned for the insurance money. Jackson had been held on other charges until this week.