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Woman Arrested For Torching Own Home

A woman is arrested just seconds after her home burns to the ground.

When firefighters arrived at the home in Lincoln county, near the Boyle county line, it was fully engulfed.

50-year-old Sherry Peluso was arrested. Police say she admitted to them she was upset and torched the house. Witnesses say Peluso wanted to rid her home of "demons."

Neighbors say her son and his girlfriend were taken to the hospital with minor burns.

They also say Peluso suffers from a mental illness.


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