- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

GRANTVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say three suspects have been arrested in the attempted robbery of an 83-year-old Georgia woman who was badly burned during and critically injured.

According to The Newnan Times-Herald (https://bit.ly/2bji5UU ) Sheriff Chuck Smith identified the suspects as 38-year-old Justin Pierce Grady, 18-year-old Cortavious Deshun Heard and 17-year-old Shanquavious Keontrell Cameron. Smith says Grady and Heard had previously worked for victim, Dorothy Dow, at her Grantville home, about 50 miles southwest of Atlanta.

They trio was arrested Monday and are being held without bail. Charges include criminal attempt felony murder and armed robbery.

It was not immediately known if they had lawyers.

Dow told police the attackers woke her Thursday night, demanding money. When she said she didn’t have any she was hit in the face with a gun, doused with a flammable liquid and set on fire.

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