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Fort Yates woman pleads guilty to arson

BISMARCK (AP) -- A Fort Yates woman faces up to 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to arson. U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon says 31-year-old Rebecca Marshall set fire to a home in November 2009 that she was renting from th...

BISMARCK (AP) -- A Fort Yates woman faces up to 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to arson.

U.S. Attorney Timothy Purdon says 31-year-old Rebecca Marshall set fire to a home in November 2009 that she was renting from the Standing Rock Housing Authority.

Purdon says Marshall was being evicted. The home was destroyed.

Marshall is to be sentenced Jan. 10 in Bismarck.

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