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VA Woman Convicted of Eastern Shore Arson

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A woman charged in an Eastern Shore arson spree has been found guilty in her second trial.

WAVY-TV reports a jury convicted Tonya S. Bundick on Tuesday of setting a fire March 3, 2013, in Accomack County. The jury will now consider a sentence recommendation.

The trial was moved to Virginia Beach Circuit Court because of difficulty in finding impartial jurors in Accomack County.

A judge ruled in April that Bundick can have separate trials on each of 62 arson charges.

In January, Bundick entered an Alford plea to arson and conspiracy on the second day of her first trial. Those charges stemmed from an April 2013 fire in Melfa.

Co-defendant Charles R. Smith has pleaded guilty to 67 arson counts and a conspiracy charge. He's awaiting sentencing.

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