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Man Charged With Setting In Brighton Senior Housing Fire

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BRIGHTON (CBS) – A Boston man is facing several charges after a fire inside a Brighton senior housing building.

Huan yuan Li, 55, has been charged with arson, assault with a dangerous weapon and hindering a firefighter.

Police say Li set fire to an apartment at 2-4 Fidelis Way on Tuesday. He’s also accused of threatening responding firefighters with a knife.

Firefighters found the body of a woman inside that apartment.

The cause of her death has not been determined.

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