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.
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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.