Elkhart woman sentenced after fire killed two people

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An Elkhart woman has be sentenced after admitting to murdering two people.

It happened in on May 23, 2021, when 48-year-old Genessa Jones set a fire at 1824 Oakland Ave, killing 51-year-old Dennis Witte and 8-year-old Nyshaun Finch.

Jones was is sentenced to 110 years in prison, after admitting to both counts of murder.

The Elkhart Truth reports that Jones apologized to both families and asked if they could forgive her, saying she takes full responsibility for her actions.


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