Jury finds woman guilty of setting car on fire with husband sleeping inside

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. — Jurors in Jefferson County on Friday found a woman guilty of attempted first degree murder for setting fire to a car while her husband was sleeping inside, CBS Denver reports. The couple’s 6-year-old grandson witnessed the fire and testified during the three-day trial, KUSA reports

Prosecutors alleged that last year, Andrea Moreno poured gasoline on the car and then threw a lit match on it. The victim was able to escape, CBS Denver reports. 

Firefighters noticed the car on fire in a driveway while responding to another call. 

Moreno was also charged with fourth-degree arson, child abuse and violation of a protection order. She is set to be sentenced on August 6.

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