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Complex arson saga finally draws to close

Nearly eight years after a fire destroyed a family’s home in Prior Lake, the homeowner’s son has been convicted of intentionally setting the blaze, possibly in an attempt to obtain insurance money for the family. It was an unusual case in that it took so long to be resolved. Charges were filed in December 2009 – just one day before the case would have reached its statute of limitations.
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Nearly eight years after a fire destroyed a family’s home in Prior Lake, the homeowner’s son has been convicted of intentionally setting the blaze, possibly in an attempt to obtain insurance money for the family. It was an unusual case in that it took so long to be resolved. Charges were filed in December 2009 – just one day before the case would have reached its statute of limitations.

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