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Woman accused in pet store arson case posts bail

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Accused arsonist Gloria Lee appears in court in this file photo. (File/FOX5) Accused arsonist Gloria Lee appears in court in this file photo. (File/FOX5)
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Gloria Lee, the woman accused of setting fire to her own pet store with 27 puppies inside, was released from Clark County Detention Center after posting bail, an official at the holding facility confirmed on Thursday.

The official did not disclose the exact date of Lee's release. A post on the Clark County District Court website, though, showed $340,000 bail was posted on April 23.

She was first placed in custody at CCDC on Feb. 7.

According to police documents, Lee was seen on security video with another person before the Prince and Princess Puppies and Boutique was set ablaze on Jan. 27. Twenty-seven dogs were rescued from the fire.

Lee was charged with 27 counts of attempted animal cruelty, burglary, conspiracy to commit arson, arson with intent to defraud an insurer and attempted theft.

Lee's associate, Kirk Bills, 27, was also accused in the case. As of Thursday, he remained in custody at CCDC.

Lee was scheduled to appear in court on May 9.

Stay tuned to FOX5 for the latest on this developing story.

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