Jealous Girlfriend Arrested For Arson

Texas House Fire

Apparently in a jealous rage, a Texas woman broke into her boyfriend’s home and set it on fire.

An arson call was received by the Lytle Fire Department and Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office at around 1:45 a.m. on Nov. 20.

According to the homeowner, 23-year-old Senaida Soto broke into his home, stole several items and set the house on fire.

According to police, Soto was involved in a romantic relationship with the homeowner’s family member.

According to the sheriff’s office, Soto FaceTimed her boyfriend and became upset when another woman answered his phone. This woman turned out to be his relative.

A enraged Soto, however, went to the boyfriend’s house, broke in and set fire to the couch in the living room, police said.

During the fire, Soto is seen on video lighting the couch on fire. The fire spread to the entire house, causing over $50,000 in property damage, the sheriff’s office reported.

“Hope your house is okay,” Soto texted the boyfriend while his house was on fire, investigators said.

In the investigation of the arson, the Fire Marshall’s Office assisted the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office.

A felony burglary and arson charge was filed against Soto on Monday.

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