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Iowa woman faces arson charge after argument with boyfriend

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DAVENPORT (AP) -

A 51-year-old Iowa woman is facing an arson charge after setting a fire during an argument with her boyfriend.

Dorothy Jean Kelly was arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson and domestic abuse after the incident Friday night at the apartment she shared with her boyfriend.

Davenport police says the woman went after her boyfriend with a hammer during the argument, and he locked himself in the bathroom.

Police say the woman started a fire outside the bathroom door to get the man out of the bathroom.

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