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Indy Woman Faces Multiple Arson and Insurance Fraud Charges


Donna Fitzgerald (photo courtesy Wayne Township Fire Department)

An Indianapolis woman is behind bars on charges of arson and insurance fraud.

Investigators with the Wayne Township Fire Department and the Indiana State Fire Marshal's Office arrested 48-year-old Donna Fitzgerald Thursday on four felony counts of arson and insurance fraud.  Fitzgerald is charged with starting multiple fires and fraudulently collecting thousands of dollars in insurance money for damaged or destroyed property.

Investigators say Fitzgerald is tied to a total of four fires since 1998.  She's being held in the Marion County Jail on $60,000 bond.


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