Navy veteran's home set on fire, vandalized with anti-Trump graffiti

Posted at 6:42 PM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 18:42:32-05

A suspicious fire that destroyed a navy veteran's home in central Florida is under investigation after anti-Trump graffiti was written on the walls.

Navy veteran Matthew Smith lives in Plant City with his wife and children. The family was visiting relatives when Smith got a 3 a.m. phone call Tuesday from his neighbor that his home was on fire. 

Smith's 8-year-old daughter's bed was set on fire and every other room in the home was damaged.

"The place was ransacked," Smith said. 

The words "F-Trump, cracker, not my prez, and F-yo kids" were spray painted on the walls. Smith voted for Donald Trump and believes whoever did this copied anti-Trump protestors across the country.

The State Fire Marshal is investigating the suspicious fire as a possible arson case.

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