Homeless person arrested after allegedly starting fire in vacant home
BATON ROUGE - A homeless, Baton Rouge woman has been arrested on a charge of arson after she was allegedly seen starting a fire inside of a vacant capital area home.
Fire officials say 36-year-old Wauneka Corbin was seen starting a fire in a vacant home on East Johnson Street on Jan. 4.
When approached by officials regarding the matter, authorities say Corbin admitted to setting fire to a mattress inside of the home.
She was arrested for simple arson and criminal trespass.
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