Arrest made in Covington County homicide

A huge break in Covington County's first homicide of the year.  The Sheriff and District Attorney announced Wednesday, they made an arrest in a deadly fire.  Michael Barbaree is charged with capital murder, attempted murder and arson.  Last week, firefighters were called to the Sasser home on Odom road.  Inside they found Travis Sasser dead, his wife was rushed to the hospital.  Investigators say Barbaree lived in the Sasser's home.

Mrs. Sasser has been released from the hospital.

Barbaree is in the Covington County Jail with no bond.  Investigators have not determined a motive.