Judge: St. Patrick's Cathedral Attempted Arson Suspect To Be Committed To Mental Health FacilityProsecutors say the college philosophy teacher charged with plotting to burn down St. Patrick's Cathedral is not mentally fit for trial.
St. Patrick's Cathedral Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Attempted ArsonMarc Lamparello was charged with attempted arson and reckless endangerment after he allegedly carried gasoline canisters, lighter fluid and lighters into the cathedral on April 17 - just days after the Notre Dame fire in Paris.
St. Patrick's Cathedral Suspect Marc Lamparello Facing Attempted Arson ChargesPolice said the New Jersey man walked into the cathedral with two cans of gasoline, two bottles of lighter fluid and two butane lighters on April 17.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral Suspect To Face Judge As Church Prepares For Good FridayHis court appearance comes as Catholics prepare for Good Friday services at the cathedral. Heavily armed officers are stationed outside, a stark reminder of what happened there Wednesday night.
NJ Man Faces Attempted Arson Charges After Being Arrested At St. Patrick's Cathedral With Gasoline Cans And Lighter FluidMarc Lamparello, 37, was also arrested on Monday night for trespassing at the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Newark
Man Tries To Enter St. Patrick's Cathedral With Cans Of Gasoline, Taken Into Police CustodyA 37-year-old man has been taken into custody after trying to enter St. Patrick’s Cathedral with cans of gasoline.