Resident of Nursing Home Indicted After Setting Fire to the Facility

A 52-year-old woman faces up to 30 years in prison for allegedly trying to set the nursing home she lived in on fire. The former nursing home resident was indicted recently by a grand jury on charges of aggravated arson, residential arson, and criminal damage to property in connection with the July 3 incident.

The indictment states that the woman knew or should have known others were in the facility when she set fire to the building. No on was injured in the fire, but a portion of the facility was damaged. For more, read the story.

Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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