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Duke Lax Accuser Charged with Attempted Murder, Arson

She pulled a Left Eye and also threatened to stab her boyfriend.


Duke Lax accuser Crystal Gale Mangum hasn't gotten a clue yet.

Durham police arrested Duke lacrosse accuser Crystal Gale Mangum, 33, late Wednesday after she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend, set his clothes on fire in a bathtub and threatened to stab him.

Her bond was set at $1 million. Mangum has been appointed a public defender and is scheduled to appear in court on Feb. 22.

Police charged her with attempted first-degree murder, five counts of arson, assault and battery, communicating threats, three counts of misdemeanor child abuse, injury to personal property, identity theft and resisting a public officer.


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