OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - A Lee County man and woman are jailed on arson charges for setting fire to a residence in neighboring Chambers County over the weekend.
Lee County sheriff's officials said Tuesday 20-year-old Leon Lane Jr., of Auburn and 19-year-old Helen Irene Schmear of Valley are accused of starting Saturday's blaze at a home in Cussetta.
Investigators said a 43-year-old woman and her 6-week-old grandson were able to get out of their house unharmed.
Schmear and Lane were each charged with first-degree arson and were being held in the Lee County Detention Facility on a $25,000 bond.
Investigators are trying to determine the motive.
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