VISTA (CNS) - A woman who pleaded guilty to setting a fire that destroyed two vehicles and a carport in Encinitas was scheduled to be sentenced at the Vista courthouse Tuesday.
Nancy Lee Ellis, 65, pleaded guilty to a felony arson charge on June 9 and was expected to receive a two-year prison term Tuesday.
The defendant set the non-injury fire in the early morning hours of July 26, 2010, in the 900 block of Regal Road, authorities said. She was arrested a short time later.
A BMW, a pickup truck and the carport where they were parked were burned in the arson attack. The motive for the attack is not known.
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