DAYTONA BEACH — A man accused of setting fire to his home had been rambling and having mental issues earlier in the day, according to a police report.

Daytona Beach police arrested Melvin Weaver, 64, and charged him with arson and aggravated battery Monday after his home at 604 Cassin Ave. burned to the ground Sunday night. By Monday morning, a judge ordered Weaver undergo an involuntary mental evaluation, according to court records.

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