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UPDATE: Husband Arrested on Attempted Murder Charges in Suspicious Opp Fire
mike gurspan

UPDATE 11/25/2014 3:53 P.M. Justin Andrews has been arrested in connection with last week's suspicious fire on Batten Street in Opp. He is charged with attempted murder. Investigators say he doused his wife, Stephanie, with a flammable chemical and set her on fire. The woman suffered burns to 80 percent of her body. She is being treated in a burn center in Mobile. The woman's mother says the couple had a history of domestic violence. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Opp Police and Fire departments and state fire marshal's office are involved in a joint investigation of a suspicious fire. Just after 10:00 the morning of November 20th, emergency responders arrived at a home on Batten Street. They found two badly-burned occupants in the living room. Although no names have been released, the woman reportedly had severe to critical burns to most of her body. Both were airflighted to a burn unit. A burnt sofa can be seen outside the house. No cause for the fire has been given at this time.

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