Louisiana Woman Lied About Fire Attack, Say Police

Authorities believe Sharmeka Moffitt, 20, burned herself and fabricated the attack.
3:00 | 10/24/12

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Frank compares investigators say for reasons not yet known -- -- Mika Moffitt doused herself with charcoal fluid then lit herself on fire. If -- -- has recovered. From falsely cigarette lighter and troubled daughter all bottles with -- it with her thing and this was only bottle. What's even worse at Tories say she -- three men wearing white -- investigators say Moffett even went so far to write the initials kkk and -- racial slur on a car with the very disturbing case for everyone involved Franklin sheriff Kevin Cobb says dozens of local state and federal investigators spent no telling how many man hours and to money investigating the case. As unfortunate if this is of course our hearts are -- the victim are you frustrated at the same time. Now -- illustrated by an opulent hurt for the victim. Because that could have been much my -- on my mother so I'm frustrated about this law enforcement aren't the only ones frustrated by the lie. Absolutely frustrating decals. All of the -- -- it's been placed on it about it is it's frustrating someone has the hype this as taxpayers and let them I'd probably isn't an -- that you. -- disturbing -- for two -- his wife and several others were scared to death thinking the same man who allegedly attacked Moffett. Would attack them to. She added we believe me it was racial -- In back pay their -- -- that he isn't a plan announced they've anymore. Now the truth is out authorities say people can rest a little easier and try to be as understanding as possible. When we felt the -- the tax situation. Our community was coming together they were Communists -- -- -- and and and from all sides. That we should continue to do that. For those affected by this fabricated crime for giving. May be a lot easier than forgetting.

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