Woman sent for mental health check after allegedly setting fire to house with her kids inside

Updated July 24 2019 - 8:17pm, first published 11:50am

A mum who allegedly set fire to her southern Canberra home while she was inside with her two children was taken away for a mental health assessment after appearing in court on Wednesday.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au

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