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Region 8 man held on half-million dollars bond

Donald D. Dickey  Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Office Donald D. Dickey Source: Izard Co. Sheriff's Office

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) –  On Tuesday Izard County Sheriff's deputies arrested Donald Dickey on arson charges.  He's accused of setting fire to his ex-wife's home.

Mary Dickey's home went up in flames on Sunday.  On Tuesday, investigators found her remains in the rubble.  They have been sent to the state crime lab in Little Rock to determine the cause of death.

Her 74-year-old ex-husband is being held in the Izard County Detention center on $500,000 bond.

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