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Odessa Woman Accused of Setting Apartment on Fire With Her Children Inside

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

An Odessa woman is behind bars accused of trying to set an apartment on fire with her children inside.

Police say Aquanisha Granberry, 24, got into an argument with her mother and threatened to kill her one-year-old son and three-year-old daughter by burning down the apartment.

Authorities say Granberry started the fire with a fuel can lighter causing damage to an upstairs bedroom.

When questioned, investigators say she admitted to starting the fire and trying to kill her toddlers.

Granberry was arrested and charged with arson and two counts of endangering a child.

Child Protective Services was also contacted.

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