(Scroll down for video) A homeless man was arrested on a charge of arson after being accused of setting his mother’s home on fire because he was not allowed inside, according to police in the United Kingdom.
Now, 22-year-old Trey Cyrus-McKeown of Luton, has been sentenced to serve two years in prison after pleading guilty to arson being reckless as to whether life would be endangered and to arson.
According to the police investigation, Cyrus-McKeown arrived at his mother’s home in the early hours of the morning and knocked on the door.
After his mother refused to allow him inside, he set fire to the home. Fortunately, the mother discovered the fire before it went out of control.
Her younger child was asleep in the home at the time of the incident. The court heard that Cyrus-McKeown, had extreme learning difficulties and is on the autism spectrum.
Cyrus-McKeown promised that he would have no further contact with his mother.