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LaPorte County Jail inmate charged with arson

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. — An inmate has been charged with arson for a fourth of July fire at the LaPorte County jail.

Police say 35-year-old Marzono Shelly was in the jail awaiting a trial on murder and robbery charges when he started a fire in his cell.

Sheriff's deputies safely evacuated all of the inmates until the fire was under control. 

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