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    Woman starts her house on fire, pounds a screwdriver into her chest with a hammer

    A Minnesota couple is being hospitalized after police say a woman set her house on fire with her husband inside then used a hammer to pound a screwdriver into her chest.
    Apple Valley police told MyFoxTwinCities the Rhonda Arkley, 49, poured gasoline all over the inside of her house and threatened to kill herself before setting it on fire Thursday morning.
    Officers said they arrived to the scene around 9:15 a.m. after a neighbor reported the fire and found Arkley parked outside the house in her locked car stabbing herself in the chest with a screwdriver.
    Arkley then drove off, starting a chase that ended in neighboring Eagan when officers used road spikes to flatten her tires, police told the station. As they ran up to the vehicle, officers said Arkley was using a hammer to pound the screwdriver into her chest. They administered emergency first aid and took her into custody.

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    Sounds like one of my wife's sisters.




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    Maybe she had a screw loose.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Maybe she had a screw loose.

    now that's funny
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    Maybe her internal clock needed to be wound up??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    Maybe she had a screw loose.




    She has some issues. Screw her.
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