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Police arrest woman for lying about being a tornado victim

LAWRENCE COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - An eastern Kentucky woman was arrested and charged after lying about being a tornado victim to get free lodging at a cabin, then threw a party with friends and damaging the shelter.

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Department arrested 31-year-old Christy Thompson after learning her home hadn't been destroyed by a tornado.

Deputies said Thompson allegedly had a party causing a loss of $500 or more the county.

Six other people have been served with criminal summonses in this case.

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