Two men including a George Floyd protest organizer are arrested for arson after the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops was burned to the ground

Two men including a George Floyd protest organizer have been arrested for arson over the blaze at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops.
John Wade, 33, and Chisom Kingston, 23, were taken into custody overnight in connection with the June 13 fire at the fast food joint in Atlanta, Georgia, authorities confirmed Thursday. 
This takes the arrests over the fire up to three after Brooks' girlfriend Natalie White, 29, was arrested on suspicion of setting the fire last month. White has since been released on bond. 
The restaurant was burned to the ground one day after Brooks was shot dead in the drive-thru lane by Atlanta cop Garrett Rolfe during a DUI arrest back on June 12. 
John Wade, 33, (pictured) and Chisom Kingston, 23, have been arrested for arson over the blaze at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops
Chisom Kingston, 23
John Wade, 33, (left) and Chisom Kingston, 23, (right) have been arrested for arson over the blaze at the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops
Atlanta Fire Investigators announced the arrests of the two new suspects in the arson attack Thursday.
Kingston and Wade were taken into custody overnight Wednesday by the fire department, in conjunction with local, state and federal authorities, Atlanta Fire Rescue said.
The two men have been charged with first degree arson and have been booked into Fulton County Jail.  
Atlanta Fire and Rescue released a photo Wednesday of two men seen standing outside the nearby University Avenue restaurant about the time of the fire and said they were looking to identify and question them as part of their investigation. 
The two men were taken into custody overnight in connection with the June 13 fire (pictured) at the fast food joint in Atlanta, Georgia, authorities confirmed Thursday
The two men were taken into custody overnight in connection with the June 13 fire (pictured) at the fast food joint in Atlanta, Georgia, authorities confirmed Thursday
The restaurant was burned to the ground one day after Brooks (pictured) was shot dead in the drive-thru lane by Atlanta cop Garrett Rolfe during a DUI arrest back on June 12
The restaurant was burned to the ground one day after Brooks (pictured) was shot dead in the drive-thru lane by Atlanta cop Garrett Rolfe during a DUI arrest back on June 12
It has not been confirmed whether Kingston or Wade are the individuals authorities were looking for. 
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Wade was one of the key organizers of protests across Atlanta demanding an end to police brutality and systemic racism following the Memorial Day 'murder' of black man George Floyd at the hands of white cop Derek Chauvin in Minneapolis.  
Atlanta protests were further ignited when unarmed Brooks was shot dead just two weeks later.   
The Wendy’s was then burned to the ground the next day during a large protest over Brooks' killing.
Atlanta Fire and Rescue released a photo Wednesday of two men seen standing outside the nearby University Avenue restaurant about the time of the fire and said they were looking to identify and question them as part of their investigation
Atlanta Fire and Rescue released a photo Wednesday of two men seen standing outside the nearby University Avenue restaurant about the time of the fire and said they were looking to identify and question them as part of their investigation
Atlanta Fire Investigators announced the arrests of the two new suspects in the arson attack Thursday. Wendy's in flames on June 13
Atlanta Fire Investigators announced the arrests of the two new suspects in the arson attack Thursday. Wendy's in flames on June 13 
The above image shows an aerial shot of the Wendy's after it was destroyed
The above image shows an aerial shot of the Wendy's after it was destroyed
Natalie White, 29, was taken into custody in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday afternoon after handing herself into the authorities
This takes the arrests over the fire up to three after Brooks' girlfriend Natalie White, 29, (pictured in her mug) was arrested on suspicion of setting the fire last month
On June 23, White was arrested on suspicion of starting the fire.  
Police issued an arrest warrant for her on June 20 and shared surveillance footage of her inside a store. 
Brooks was married but on the night of his death, while talking to police, he told them he was at Wendy's to pick up food for him and his 'girlfriend', 'Natalie White'.  
White's attorney Drew Findling confirmed to DailyMail.com last month that White and Brooks were 'very close' but declined to share more details of their relationship out of respect to Brooks' wife Tomika Miller. 
White has since been released on bond. 
Brooks was killed as he ran from cops in the drive-thru of the Wendy's.
Bodycam footage of the incident shows the black man being approached by the officers after he was found asleep at the wheel of his car.   
The officers tried to arrest him and he struggled, eventually reaching for and grabbing one of the officer's Tasers.
He ran away and was shot twice in the back by Rolfe when he turned to fire the Taser in Rolfe's direction.  
Rolfe was fired from the police and charged with felony murder and 10 other offenses over Brooks' death. 
Officials revealed Wednesday he had been released from jail on bail awaiting trial.
Devin Brosnan, the other cop, was placed on desk duty by the force and is now charged with aggravated assault and violating his oath.  
Brooks pictured with his wife and three daughter in this undated photograph
Brooks pictured with his wife and three daughter in this undated photograph
Brooks' wife Tomika Miller, holding one of their children, at his funeral with the rest of their children
Brooks' wife Tomika Miller, holding one of their children, at his funeral with the rest of their children
Bodycam footage (above) showed the moments leading up to Brooks death
Bodycam footage (above) showed the moments leading up to Brooks death
Two men including a George Floyd protest organizer are arrested for arson after the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops was burned to the ground Two men including a George Floyd protest organizer are arrested for arson after the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was shot dead by cops was burned to the ground Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 06:20 Rating: 5

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