RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A convicted felon accused of fleeing Riverside County after igniting a fire that killed two animals in a Menifee home is under arrest in Arizona, awaiting extradition back to California, authorities said Friday, Sept. 11. Sean Joshua Halas, 52, of Menifee allegedly started a blaze inside a property on Shoreline Drive on June 24 for reasons that prosecutors did not disclose. The house sustained significant damage, and a dog and bird were killed in the fire, according to the District Attorney's Office. Halas was on probation for a second-degree attempted murder conviction connected to a domestic attack in 2018, according to prosecutors, who said he was sentenced for that crime six days prior to the fire. Prosecutors said Halas had been living at the location he allegedl
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