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Accused arsonist escapes

August 7, 2003

Ashburn-- Twenty-nine-year-old Patrick Burwell got out of the Turner County Jail shortly after noon Thursday.

In June, he was charged with burning his own home and bond was set at $250,000.

Burwell was also under investigation by the GBI for financial identity theft. His wife Shonda, also charged with burning their Madison Avenue house, is free on $10,000 bond.

Investigators say Burwell was last seen in Ashburn about 2:00PM Thursday.

Anyone with information about Burwell should call the Turner County Sheriff's Office at 229-567-2401, or the GBI at 229-777-2080.

posted at 6:00 PM by dave.miller@walb.com