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Oregon woman admits helping roommate commit fiery suicide


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 76-year-old woman whose roommate died in a fiery suicide has pleaded guilty to providing help that included bringing the gasoline.

KOIN-TV reports ( that 76-year-old Edna Bennet of Newberg pleaded guilty Friday to negligent homicide and three counts of first-degree arson.

She faces up to 25 years in prison but as part of the deal is expected to get 18 months plus supervised probation at her June 5 sentencing.

Bennett admitted she supplied the victim, Ana Frigine-York, with the gasoline she used to light herself on fire June 1.

Bennett told pol...

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