Left: Christina Thomas, a South Carolina woman charged with intentionally setting fire to her home. Right: Christina Bussell, a Scott County woman missing since 2011 and feared dead.
Left: Christina Thomas, a South Carolina woman charged with intentionally setting fire to her home. Right: Christina Bussell, a Scott County woman missing since 2011 and feared dead.

 

HUNTSVILLE — At first glance, it’s easy to see why a woman facing arson charges in South Carolina could be mistaken for a missing Scott County woman.

But local authorities say Christina Roberts, a woman arrested in Lexington County, S.C., on charges of arson, is not Christina Bussell, a Winfield woman missing since 2011 and feared dead.

A copy of Roberts’ mug shot began circulating among Scott Countians on social media Monday, after Columbia, S.C., TV station WIS published a story about Roberts arrest for allegedly setting fire to her home.

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