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Hollywood Arson Suspect

Placed On Suicide Watch

1/4/2012 12:10 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Harry Burkhart
L.A. arson suspect Harry Burkhart -- who was arrested Monday in connection with over 50 fires set in the Hollywood area since last week -- has been placed on suicide watch ... this according to the L.A. Times.

It's unclear what Burkhart said during the interrogation process that resulted in the suicide watch.

According to the report ... Burkhart has refused to cooperate with authorities in the interrogation -- saying nothing whatsoever about the fires.

When he did speak, sources tell the Times, Burkhart went on anti-American rants, blasting law enforcement.

2:17 PM PT: Harry has just been charged with 37 felony counts of arson -- 28 counts of arson of property and 9 counts of arson of an inhabited structure. He's scheduled to be arraigned this afternoon.

According to the D.A., Burkhart used a device "designed to accelerate the fire" -- a serious allegation that, if true, would mean even more prison time for Burkhart.


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Cali is in debt, let him do it and let's save a few bucks.

1020 days ago


I agree with No. 1--let him, if he is determined. Save us a lot of money. He hates life, hates America, is extremely dangerous to society...I say, take him off the watch.

1020 days ago


Screw this guy. Do us all a favor and do yourself in. Whether he is here or in Germany, he is going to be a drain on taxpayers, or a risk to spread hi*****e to others.

If he is going on anti-american rants, isn't a citizen, and terrorized a city......shouldn't he be considered a foreign national terrorist?

1020 days ago

Cheryl A.    

Perhaps the guard can use the bathroom for a few mins. California cannot afford to house this fire ant.

1020 days ago


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1020 days ago


Let the jerk hang himself. Save the taxpayers millions of dollars in court costs and prison costs.

1020 days ago


Well, he doesn't have to worry about deportaion for awhile. creepy hair

1020 days ago


Yes, they should watch him commit suicide!

1020 days ago


Burkhart and his mother are both wanted criminals here in Germany... he for arson (burned his own house down), his mother for fraud in 19 cases. I doubt she got deported, police is still looking for her.

1020 days ago

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

The cost of being on suicide watch in a LA County jail... $25,000.

1020 days ago


It would save us a lot of money if they provided the means with which he could end his miserable excuse of a life.

1020 days ago


Take him off suicide watch! The coward doesn't have the balls to kill himself. He creeps around in the shadows and sets fire to cars and buildings with no care for human life. He hates us Americans well he is going to hate us even more after the courts get done with him. I hope they send mommy back to Germany asap!!! Whats up with these illegal immigrants who come to our country to live the American dream and hate us? Stay in your own country and live that dream.

1020 days ago


Burkhart and his mother are both wanted criminals here in Germany, Harry for arson (burned his own house down), his mother for fraud in 19 cases.

1020 days ago


Yeah, right...the coward don't have balls to hurt himself. I wish he did.

1020 days ago

Joan K    

Let him do it and please have someone video tape it for all of us to see, what a POS

1020 days ago
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