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

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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

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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