Woman admits to arson near Echo Summit

Woman admits to arson near Echo Summit
Photo: after the arson

Originally published as an El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post – 

“On Wednesday morning deputies responded to the area of the Aspen Creek Tract near Echo Summit for a report of a wildland fire. Deputies arrived and contacted fire personnel who directed them to a likely arson suspect on scene. Deputies contacted the adult female potential suspect, who was dressed in only a bikini top and bottom and was covered in scratches and soot. The female later admitted to starting the fire, which was corroborated by other evidence in the investigation.

43-year-old Viola Liu from Fremont was arrested and later booked in the El Dorado County Jail for Arson (PC 451(C)), possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting/obstructing a peace officer. This is a great example of first responders working together and sharing information to help protect our community.”



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