ELKTON, MD. (WJZ) — A Cecil County woman is facing several charges, including attempted murder, after investigators said she set her home on fire and then sat in a chair and watched it burn.
Witnesses said they saw 47-year-old Gail Metwally set several fires at her home in Elkton, even though another person was inside. Bystanders said they heard the victim screaming for help and rescued her from a window.READ MORE: Highway Safety Advocacy Group Calling For New Attention To Fatal Crashes Putting Kids At Risk
Metwally is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, arson and other charges.READ MORE: Unity Playground To Be Dedicated In Honor Of Fallen Baltimore County Police Officer Amy Caprio Man In Stable Condition After He Was Shot In Face While Driving Early Saturday