Explosives Found In Cherokee County Home, Says Authorities

A Jacksonville man has been arrested. Authorities say he had some serious explosives in his home.

It started last Sunday, when police began investigating a shooting death at the Lake Jacksonville area home of 42 year old Michael Horton. They are still investigating whether that was "suicide".

Based on things they saw at his home the Sheriff's Department got a search warrant on Tuesday.  They say they called in the ATF when they found a large bomb in a safe.  Along with other bomb making materials. Horton is still in custody, charged with two felonies, possession of a prohibited weapon, and possession of components of explosives.