This story was updated Feb. 28, 2017, to correct the geographic location of the house fire.
John Priester, 25, had his bond set at $150,000, according to Beaufort County Detention Center online records.
Priester was arrested Friday afternoon. He was still at the detention center Sunday morning.
Teresa Seigler, 56, who lived in the house was home at the time of the fire. She was initially rescued by firefighters through her bedroom window but died a short time later.