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Trial Begins in Harnett Co. Arson Murder

Posted May 20, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— Testimony has begun in a bizarre, murder trial in Harnett County.

Vera Lee, 19, is one of three people accused of setting an occupied house on fire last June. Francis Brewington, 82, and her 8-year-old great grandson died in the fire .

Investigators say Lee and two men killed for the insurance money.