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.

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Metwally is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, arson and other charges.

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