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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Arrest in Wood Ave Fire

The Danville Fire Marshal’s Office investigated the fire that occurred at 157 Wood Ave on April 21, 2020. The cause of the fire was determined to be incendiary. During the investigation the Fire Marshal’s Office developed two suspects that were later charged with Arson. Both suspects have been arrested and remain in the Danville City Jail. The persons arrested were: 

Mildred  Ganey Herndon

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Shad Leonard Lavinder 

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