Man to be charged with attempted murder; arson

Around 3:30 am August 20, the Cayce Department of Public Safety responded to a call of a house fire on Lexington Avenue in Cayce.

Upon arrival, officers found the back part of the home engulfed in flames and a female victim who was severely burned. She is being treated at an area hospital.

Officers located the suspect, Robert Rome Green, identified as the woman’s boyfriend. He is also being treated for burns at an area hospital and will be charged with attempted murder, arson and other related charges. He was previously charged with violating a no trespass order at the home of the victim in July of this year.