A Bay Area pistillate recovered past week successful a Northern California wood wearing a bikini and covered successful soot and scratches admitted to starting a wildfire, authorities said.
Viola Liu, a 43-year-old Fremont resident, was arrested connected Wednesday astatine the country of the occurrence adjacent Lake Tahoe, the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office said.
When deputies arrived astatine the scene, occurrence unit pointed them to an arson suspect, aboriginal identified arsenic Liu. As deputies spoke with Liu, she admitted to starting the blaze. The sheriff's bureau said her admittance was successful enactment with different grounds connected to the investigation.
The sheriff's bureau did not accidental wherefore Liu ignited the fire.
She was arrested and booked successful the El Dorado County Jail for arson, possession of a controlled substance, possession of cause paraphernalia and resisting/obstructing a bid officer, the sheriff's bureau said.