Daughter charged with burning down mom’s Upper Marlboro mobile home

WASHINGTON — A 25-year-old woman faces arson charges for burning down her mother’s mobile home in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, on Monday.

Amanda Hooker of Upper Marlboro is charged with first- and second-degree arson and first- and second-degree malicious burning.

The fire, just before 1 a.m. at lot 62 of 9115 Marlboro Pike, caused $80,000 in losses to the home and its contents, according to Mark Brady, spokesman for Prince George’s County Fire/EMS.

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Colleen Kelleher is an award-winning journalist who has been with WTOP since 1996. Kelleher joined WTOP as the afternoon radio writer and night and weekend editor and made the move to WTOP.com in 2001. Now she works early mornings as the site's Senior Digital Editor.

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