Nurse gets 10-year sentence for setting fire at school

July 19, 2012
Blaze at Speegleville Elementary School in Waco, Texas, caused $2.3 million in damage

From KXXV-TV: A former school nurse has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for setting fire to the Waco, Texas, elementary school where she had been working. Mary Lucille Gutierrez, 57, pleaded guilty to starting the August 2011 fire at Speegleville Elementary School in the Midway Independent School District. Gutierrez testified that she set fire to the school because she felt she was being overworked and was having problems with some school administrators. Prosecutors say the fire caused an estimated $2.3 million in damage.

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