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Posted: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:17 pm | Updated: 6:19 pm, Tue Dec 10, 2013.

LYNCHBURG — A Nelson County woman accused of felony murder after a man died in an August 2009 house fire will face a jury trial in early March.

A special grand jury in October indicted Linda Campbell Blackwell, 58, on one count each of murder, obtaining money by false pretenses and arson in connection with an Aug. 2, 2009, fire that resulted in the death of James Shelton Sr.

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