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Warren Co. man gets 65 years for killing ex-girlfriend

Scott Kincade

A Warren County judge sentenced Scottie Kincade for murder and arson in the death of Heather Smith.

Posted: Feb. 22, 2018 11:56 PM
Updated: Feb. 23, 2018 6:07 AM

WARREN COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Warren County judge sentenced 35-year-old Scottie Kincade to 65 years in prison for murder and arson in the death of 31-year-old Heather Smith.

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Related: Jury finds Scottie Kincade guilty of murdering Williamsport woman

Prosecutors said the victim, 31-year-old Heather Smith, had been in an on-and-off-again relationship with Kincade.

Related: Digital evidence plays key role in trial

On Sept. 27, 2016, emergency crews were called to a house fire in Williamsport. After the flames were out, Smith’s body was discovered in the home.

Investigators believe she was still alive when Kincade allegedly set the fire. Smith died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning and inhaling super-heated air.

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