Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed the formal extradition papers in the case of Dorothee Burkhart, the mother of accused Hollywood arsonist Harry Burkhart.
A judge Wednesday set a Feb. 7 bail hearing date for the mother of arson suspect Harry Burkhart.
A judge raised bail Tuesday to $7.5 million for the German national suspected of a New Year’s weekend arson rampage in Los Angeles.
The mother of the man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Hollywood over the holidays has had an attorney appointed to represent her during the federal extradition process.
The mother of serial arson suspect Harry Burkhart is scheduled to make her own court appearance Friday. Federal prosecutors are seeking to deport Dorothee Burkhart, who faces fraud charges in Germany.
Police in Vancouver, Canada are investigating if the arson suspect dubbed the “Hollywood fire devil” by German newspapers also was responsible for a string or arsons in British Columbia, it was reported Thursday.
The suspect in a rash of arson fires across Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of arson.
The mother of a man suspected of setting dozens of arson fires over New Year’s weekend is wanted in Germany on 19 counts of fraud.