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Plea deal reached in arson death

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CATOOSA COUNTY, GA. (WRCB)-- A Ringgold woman has plead guilty to felony murder after her husband dies in a house fire.

According to the defense attorney of Teresa Lynn Kohnle, Kohnle and her late husband James Kohnle plotted to set fire to their family home in an effort to help their financial situation.

As a result of the blaze, James Khonle was killed.

Charges of malice murder were dropped in exchange for Teresa Kohnle's guilty plea to felony murder, in which no intention to kill her husband is implied.

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