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Arson suspect leads police on chase, crashes

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New details in a suspected arson fire that's connected to a chase in Tennessee and a crash in Georgia.

It started in Toledo on the 500 block of Carver early Friday morning.

Investigators say someone doused the inside of the home with gasoline, then set the building on fire.

The woman who owns the house says she was in the process of renovating before moving in, and that her ex-boyfriend, Brian Jones, was staying with her at her current home.

When she woke up, the woman says her car was gone and the house she had just bought was up in flames.

It doesn't stop there.

Around 2 p.m. Friday, the Times-Free Press in Tennessee reports state troopers there spotted Jones in his ex-girlfriend's stolen Impala.

He led them on a chase down I-75 into Georgia, where he crashed.

Jones is now facing multiple charges in both Tennessee and Georgia, and is expected to be extradited back to Ohio to face charges of grand theft and arson here.

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