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Inmate Charged with Arson

Stedroy Hurst, 29, an inmate of the Golden Grove Correctional Facility, was charged Tuesday with first-degree arson, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to the police report, Hurst set fire on Tuesday to the cell of another inmate within the same cluster. The blaze caused damage to bedding, photographs and DVDs within the cell.

No one was injured during the incident.

Hurst was arrested and charged with first-degree arson. Bail was set at $75,000 and he was returned to custody.

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