Washington Appeals Court Affirms Woman’s Arson, Insurance Fraud Convictions

(June 22, 2016, 1:39 PM EDT) -- SPOKANE, Wash. — A Washington appeals panel on June 21 affirmed a woman’s conviction for first-degree arson, holding that the trial court judge did not erroneously admit a photograph of a gasoline can and that the evidence sufficiently supported her conviction (State of Washington v. Maria H. Hernandez Martinez, No. 33109-1-III, Wash. App., Div. 3; 2016 Wash. App. LEXIS 1457).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160715-005Z.)

A panel of Division III Court of Appeals Chief Judge George B. Fearing and Judges Laurel H. Siddoway and Rebecca L. Pennell...
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