Other Fires Could Be Mentioned in Bundick Arson Trial

Jun 17, 2014

Tonya Bundick
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With the opening statements in the trial of Tonya Bundick who faces one count of arson the judge told the attorneys he could not yet grant or deny a motion that would allow evidence of other fires.

The charge is being referred to by law enforcement as count 52 which refers to a fire that took place on March 3rd of last year.

That blaze destroyed a labor camp near Keller owned by Richard Hall III and was one of more than 70 arson reported in Accomack County between November of 2012 and April of last year.

Bundick has pleaded not guilty to 62 counts of arson in connection with the fires.

She entered two Alford pleas of no contest to two counts in January.

Her fiancé Charles Smith has pleaded guilty to 68 counts in connection with 67 fires.