SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A Savannah man has been charged in a federal complaint with charges related to a car fire that burned 50% of his ex-wife’s body.
In a complaint unsealed in U.S. District Court in Savannah Wednesday, 52-year-old Barry Wright was charged with one count of possession of an unregistered destructive device and one count of the use of fire or explosive to commit a felony offense.
Each charge carries a possible sentence of up to 10 years in prison. There is no parole in the federal system.
On Monday, Wright had a state charge in the case dismissed, but was not released from jail.