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Crystal Mangum: Duke Lacrosse Accuser Charged With Arson, Attempted Murder (VIDEO)

First Posted: 04/20/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:35 PM ET

Crystal Mangum, the woman who accused three Duke lacrosse players of raping her almost four years ago, was arrested. She is charged with with five counts of arson, assault, ID theft, resisting arrest, three counts of child endangerment, and attempted murder.

According to the police, the 33-year-old woman fought with her boyfriend, Milton Walker, and physically assaulted him before lighting his clothes on fire in a bathtub. Three children, ages 10, 9 and 3, were evacuated from the apartment along with the two adults.


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