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Petersburg minister convicted of setting his own home on fire may go back on trial


The Petersburg minister convicted of spray painting racist graffiti on his own Chesterfield home, and setting his porch on fire may go back on trial for lying to a federal officer.

According to the News and Patriot, Olander Cuthrell, 41, claimed he was the victim of a hate crime. The claim got the attention of the FBI.

Cuthrell later pleaded guilty to felony arson. Cuthrell was sentenced to two years in prison.

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