CNA Staff, Jul 20, 2020 / 08:52 am
A volunteer questioned by French police in connection with the fire at Nantes Cathedral has been released without charge.
The 39-year-old Rwandan refugee was detained following the July 18 fire at the Gothic cathedral which police suspect was caused by arson.
He was freed Sunday evening, according the Nantes public prosecutor.
The BBC reported that the man, who has not been named, was responsible for locking the cathedral the day before the fire. He was detained on Saturday and questioned by police in order to clear up alleged inconsistencies in his schedule.