California Woman Possibly Murdered for Life Insurance

Authorities believe Christena Karlsen's husband may have intentionally set the 1991 house fire.
1:20 | 11/27/12

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-- -- -- -- guilty along panel twenty -- whom -- Alexander had a strong suspicion that his son in law was to blame for Christina Carlson's death. Alexander's thirty year old daughter died in a fatal fire near Murphy's back in 1991. The husband coral Carlson claim that he escaped after saving their three children seen here in this picture. According to Alexander cross and then collected 200000 dollars from his wife's life insurance policy. And used it to buy -- family farm in New York Alexander never told police about his suspicions I couldn't. I would miss them. Man accused this past week in Newark police called to tell Alexander that Carlson was arrested and charged with second degree murder. Carlson is accused of killing his own son back in 2008 and collecting his life insurance policy. Police are now looking into the fatal fire that killed Christina Carlson -- -- it's -- Alexander can't believe it. I thought that I would see him skate for the rest of his life. I'm sorry it took. This long -- there. I'm glad to see it happening investigators will be flying out here to interview. In calendars counting -- fun he said.

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