Woman faces federal charge after setting fire to Historic Courthouse in Nashville


Courtesy: U.S. Attorney’s Office

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The woman accused of setting fire to the Historic Courthouse in March has been arrested, according to Metro police.

Police said 22-yer-old Shelby Ligons was arrested Tuesday by the FBI on a federal charge of malicious destruction of property using fire or explosives.

Ligons is being prosecuted in the U.S. District Court.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 2 and WKRN.com for updates.

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