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Woman convicted of murder, arson in KC firefighters' deaths


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A nail salon manager was convicted Monday of setting a fire that killed two firefighters in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kansas City Star reports that a Jackson County circuit judge found 46-year-old Thu Hong Nguyen guilty of two counts of second-degree murder, second-degree arson and second-degree assault.

Her sentencing is scheduled for Sept. 14. She could be facing to up to 30 years in prison for each murder charge. After Judge Joel P. Fahnestock's verdict, Nguyen was led out of the courtroom in handcuffs.

Forty-three-year-old Larry Leggio and 39-year-old John Mes...

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