Woman Sentenced On Arson Charges

A Hazard woman who set four trash fires in a high rise residential building was sentenced Thursday.

Joyce Morgan pleaded guilty to four counts of third degree arson. Hazard Police say they witnessed Morgan setting one of the fires at Perkins Towers, where she was living. Morgan won't serve anymore jail time, but is on probation and must be evaluated to determine if mental health treatment is required.

She must get that treatment if ordered and also attend alcoholic’s anonymous meetings.

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