Forsyth County Woman Jill Smith Charged With Setting Fire That Killed Husband

By AP_News 12/24/2010 14:32:00

Forsyth County Woman Jill Smith Charged With Setting Fire That Killed Husband

CUMMING, Ga. - A Forsyth County woman has been charged with setting a fatal house fire that killed her husband.

Authorities charged 34-year-old Jill Smith and her "acquaintance" Peter Delaney with first degree arson and felony murder in the Oct. 22 fire that killed 37-year-old Mike Smith.

Forsyth County Fire Capt. Jason Shivers said the fire orginated in the master bedroom Smith shared with his wife. Shivers said he was rescued in the adjoining bathroom and transported to a local hospital but died hours later.

 
 
 
 
 

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