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Lake area woman accused in husband’s death

(KMIZ) — IBERIA, Mo. – Miller County authorities are investigating after a woman is accused of poisoning her husband, and then setting their home on fire.

Authorities initially received a call on December 11, 2018, about a house fire where Joshua Murray’s body was found inside the residence.

The Missouri State Fire Marshall and the Miller County Sheriff’s Office determined the fire was an arson and an accelerant was used to start the fire.

An autopsy showed Murray died of poisoning. Detectives say the suspect is Amy Murray, Joshua Murray’s wife.

Amy Murray was charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Murray is currently at the Miller County Adult Detention Center on a $750,000 bond.

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