Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Opinion Digests / Criminal Law / Arson conviction supported by sufficient evidence (access required)

Arson conviction supported by sufficient evidence (access required)

Appellant’s arson conviction is affirmed because the record supports findings that the fire in her house was not accidental, that appellant set the fire and that she did so with malice. Arson elements “To convict Goodman of arson of an occupied dwelling under Code § 18.2-77, the jury had to find beyond a reasonable doubt that the ...