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UPDATE: 55-year-old Brian Ferguson, who was accused of invading a former girlfriend’s home and setting it on fire, has been found guilty of home invasion and residential arson. He will now face sentencing on July 6th.

 

The trial for Brian Ferguson, who is accused of invading a former girlfriend’s home and setting it on fire, has officially been sent to the jury.

 

The victim, Jacqueline Anderson, gave her side of the story to the jury Wednesday. She told the court that she had initially ended the relationship in July, but that didn’t stop the defendant. She was scared for her own life, even appeasing the defendant by still seeing him at points between July and the night of the fire. But that couldn’t stop what happened on November 20th.

 

Ferguson also testified on his own behalf. He did not disagree that Anderson had said she wanted space and would call the cops if he kept coming around. He also said that he still regularly saw her, and even maintained a physical relationship up until the moments leading up to the fire.

 
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