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: Maryland High School Evacuated After Student Sets Off Firework
Metwally is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, arson and other charges.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Muggy With Storms Likely Later On29-Year-Old Wounded In Northeast Baltimore Shooting, Police Say