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Cranford Woman Accused Of Torching Minivan With Kids Inside

Prosecutor: Narcissa Zuber, 2 Children Suffered Undisclosed Injuries
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ELIZABETH, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Attempted murder charges have been filed against a woman who allegedly set her minivan on fire on the Garden State Parkway last month, when two children were still inside.

Acting Union County, N.J. Prosecutor Grace Park announced Tuesday that Narcissa Zuber, 48, of Cranford, also faces aggravated arson and child endangerment charges stemming from the fire. But Park declined to provide further details on the case.

Zuber was arrested Friday after she was released from a hospital. She remained jailed Tuesday on $800,000 bail.

Park said Zuber allegedly set the minivan on fire along a stretch of the Garden State Parkway in Clark late last month. Zuber and the two children all suffered undisclosed injuries in the fire.

Park said the children have been released from the hospital and continued to recover as of Tuesday.

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