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State Prison For Attempted Homicide In Monroe County

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STROUDSBURG — A judge in Monroe County sentenced a man to 10 and a half to 21 years in state prison for setting fire to the home of his hearing-impaired ex-girlfriend.

Police said Joseph Shuman from Tobyhanna drove to the home in Coolbaugh Township in May 2013, disabled a fire alarm system, and set fire to the place.

Four people were sleeping inside at the time but no one was hurt.

Shuman was charged with attempted homicide and other charges in Monroe County.


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