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Student arrested on arson charge

GREENVILLE, NC   (May 16, 2006)   —   EDITORS: A press conference on the fire investigation has been scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 17, at the Blount House on the ECU campus. No further information will be available from ECU police until that time.

Student arrested on arson charge

East Carolina University police today (Tuesday) arrested a student on a charge of first degree arson in connection with the Clement Residence Hall fire in March.

The student, Latasha Ann Isler of Grifton, lived in the room in which the fire started on March 29. The residence hall was evacuated and one student suffered minor smoke inhalation.

Ms. Isler was arrested at the ECU Police station and was released on a $15,000 bond. She is scheduled for a court appearance Wednesday morning.


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