Oak Creek arson suspect to undergo psych evaluation - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Oak Creek arson suspect to undergo psych evaluation

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Michael George Bippus, 19 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center) Michael George Bippus, 19 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

19-year-old Michael Bippus, suspected of starting the Oak Creek apartment fire last month, has been ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation and comply with any treatment recommendation.

Bippus was arrested for arson of a habitation, a first-degree felony with a potential sentence ranging from 5 to 99 years.

68 people were initially displaced by the fire.

RELATED STORY: Fire officials say Oak Creek blaze was intentional; suspect in custody

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