Crime

Naomi Almodovar in Court for Arson: Fire Set Over Ex-Girlfirend's Facebook Status?

Yesterday, during a preliminary hearing, a deputy took the stand in Arapahoe County Court to posit the theory that Naomi Almodovor burned down a Centennial apartment complex as payback against a former girlfriend who had subsequently gotten into a relationship with a man. And the arrest affidavit in the case suggests that the tipping point for the crime was a change in the ex-GF's Facebook status. Photos, a video and details below.

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