Deliberately Set Fire Endangers 5 Lives

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – A 35 year-old woman, under the influence of crack cocaine started that fire endangering the lives of four adults and a toddler.

The suspect admitted to deliberately starting a fire on the stove in her second floor suite and then leaving the building without alerting the other tenants as to what she had done.

35 year-old Elena Mary Cowley has been charged with four counts of Arson – disregard for human life.

She was detained in custody.