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2 Fairmont residents arrested for 2017 fires

FAIRMONT — WV State Fire Marshal’s Office announced that two Fairmont residents were arrested March 28 in connection with several May 2017 fires.
Investigators in Marion County arrested Julie Slate, 38, and Dennis Boyce, 46, on felony first-degree arson, burglary and conspiracy to commit arson charges.
The two Fairmont residents are accused of setting three separate fires in May 2017 at the home of an individual who was in a nursing home at the time of the fires.
Following their March 28 arrests, Slate posted a $30,000 bond while Boyce remains at the North Central Regional Jail in lieu of a $250,000 cash or surety bond.