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Southern Pines Teen Arrested For Allegedly Setting Woman On Fire

Posted April 2, 2003

— Authorities in Southern Pines are investigating the case of a woman who was set on fire and allegedly left for dead.

Police arrested 18-year-old David Shaw for attempted murder. He is accused of assaulting 27-year-old Sherry Bean, then allegedly setting her on fire in an abandoned garage.

Authorities say people working in the area later found Bean. Doctors will not release her condition.

Police do not know if Shaw knew Bean.


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