Police: Spurned girl set house fire

May 25, 2008 7:10:46 AM PDT
Trenton authorities say anger over a failed romance fueled a Pennsylvania teen's decision to set fire to the city home where her ex-boyfriend lived.

No one was killed in Thursday's blaze on Hillcrest Avenue, which left the 10 people who lived there homeless. But two of them were treated for smoke inhalation.

Nineteen-year-old Shanta Dargbeh of Bristol Township was arrested the next day and now faces 10 felony charges, including aggravated arson.

Authorities say Dargbeh became angry after hearing that her ex-boyfriend had taken another girl to the Trenton High School prom last weekend.

Dargbeh is being held on $250,000 bail.


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