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Teen burns home with rum and bleach

05 September 2014, 21:28

Florida - A 14-year-old girl set her home on fire in the early hours while her family was still sleeping using rum and bleach, DailyMail reported.

The teenager had reportedly been reading a book online on how to kill people after she had a fight with her mother the previous night about doing household chores.

Her mother and younger brother were awakened by an alarm that went off because of the smoke and rushed out to safety.

Also read: Fire guts sex workers' shanties in Lagos

Firefighters arrived and they started searching for the teenage girl as they had thought she was trapped inside the burning house.

The teenager later texted her mother apologizing for what she did. She has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and arson.

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