Woman surrenders in St. Louis County fatal fire

5 years 1 month 3 weeks ago Saturday, July 26 2014 Jul 26, 2014 Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:48:00 PM CDT July 26, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

NORTHWOODS (AP) - St. Louis County police say a 36-year-old woman has been charged in connection with a fatal fire earlier this month.

Police said in a release that the prosecutor's office on Saturday charged Lakieshia Lane with first-degree murder and arson in the July 6 house fire that killed 49-year-old Dana Williams. Williams was found dead of smoke inhalation in an upstairs bedroom.

Police say Lane turned herself in to St. Louis County detectives on Friday evening and is being held on $500,000 cash bond.

 

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