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Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

Original post made on Jul 11, 2013

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn the structure down, a Palo Alto police spokesman said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 11, 2013, 5:02 PM

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Posted by TheRoofIsOnFire
a resident of Midtown
on Jul 11, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Hell has no fury like a woman scorned.

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Posted by Truth Be Known
a resident of Stanford
on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:11 am

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Posted by Mental Case?
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jul 12, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Sounds like the woman would be better served in the psyche ward of Sta ford Hospital or Valley Med!

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Posted by Paul Miller
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm

The thing is that we weren't really arguing. when people are mentally ill they snap any become violent. I went to the court and the judge was very professional and the District Attorney took time to speak to me that was very nice. I'd like to apologize to community. hopefully she will get some help and stabilize.

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