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Indictments handed down in Catfish House arson

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August 26, 2003

Cook County - Two women are indicted for torching a popular restaurant.

Forty-nine year old Peggy Parr and 21 year old Jennifer Barnes, both of Valdosta, are charged with two counts of first and second degree arson. Investigators believe they set fire to the Catfish House in Adel.

The restaurant caught fire around 10:30 on the night of January 16, about 15 minutes after Parr and Barnes closed the building. The 11,000 square foot building was completely destroyed.

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