Crime

Police arrest suspect in Kentucky State arson case

A Pennsylvania woman accused of starting a Kentucky State University dormitory fire turned herself in Monday to Kentucky State Police.

Juanisha J. Feliciano, 19, of West Erie, Pa., is charged with first-degree arson. She was being held at the Franklin County Regional Jail.

Feliciano is accused in the April 24 fire damaged a carpet and caused smoke damage to a room at Chandler Hall on the KSU campus in Frankfort.

A female student was treated for smoke inhalation at Frankfort Regional Medical Center and released. The university did not release that student's name.

The fire was investigated by Kentucky State Police, the state Fire Marshal's Office and KSU Police.

First-degree arson is a class A felony, punishable by up to 20 years to life in prison.

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