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Man convicted of fire attack at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth

 

August 9, 2017



KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former civilian employee of charges that he set a supervisor on fire and attacked her with a straight razor and scissors at a health center at Kansas' Fort Leavenworth.

Jurors in Kansas City, Kansas found 55-year-old Clifford Currie guilty Tuesday of one count of assault with intent to commit murder.

Prosecutors allege during the Leavenworth man's trial that in September of last year, Currie threw a flammable liquid on his female supervisor, ignited her and assaulted her with a straight edge razor and scissors.

Authorities say anothe...



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