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17-Year-Old Charged In Attempted Break-In, Stabbing & Arson

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A 17-year-old is behind bars after being charged for conspiring to kill an 84-year-old woman and then setting her house on fire. A 17-year-old is behind bars after being charged for conspiring to kill an 84-year-old woman and then setting her house on fire.
CHICKASHA, Oklahoma -

A 17-year-old is behind bars after being charged for conspiring to kill an 84-year-old woman and then setting her house on fire. A total of three people are now arrested and charged in the crime.

News 9 first reported the assault in May, but now police have who they believe is responsible for the crime.

Dispatch: "911. What's the address of your emergency?"

"I have a prowler at 409 South 8th, took the air conditioner out of the window right now,” the 84-year-old victim Letha Hood said.

Little did Hood know one of those prowlers was her grandson, Colby Thompson.

"The window is open. It's just now happening,” she said. "I think he's trying to come in."

Then, another 911 call was made by Thompson.

"Sorry. I just dialed the wrong number on accident,” he said.

"Are you at 409 S. 8th?"

"Yeah. Sorry. I accidentally hit it."

"No worries. Is everything okay there?"

"Yeah. Everything is fine. I was talking to my grandma."

Court documents state Thompson was the lookout while Zachary Cox crawled through the window. Investigators believe Cox then "walked up behind her" intending to hit her in the head, but missed and hit her in the shoulder.

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Police show up, and the woman is taken to the hospital. Meanwhile, dispatchers receive a third 911 call.

Dispatch: "911. What's your emergency?"

"I need the fire truck here immediately. My neighbor's house is on fire."

"The whole house is on fire. Flames are coming out."

"Do you know if anybody's in the house?"

"No. They took her to the hospital earlier. Someone had broke in her house and injured her and oh, my god. Oh, my god."

Court documents reveal Cox, Thompson and 17-year-old Kelsey Lewis poured gasoline inside the house and lit it on fire.

By that time, pieces of the puzzle were coming together and a fourth 911 call was placed.

"I need a police officer or somebody to meet me at my brother's house."

"What's going on at your brother's house?"

"Well, uh, my nephew is the one that done all this."

"Who is your nephew?"

"Colby Thompson."

"How do you know he did that?"

"While he was at the door trying to get my mother to let him in, somebody come in the back and hit her in the back. She's out at the emergency room."

Since this happened, the 84-year-old victim passed away but not because of her injuries from this incident. All three men have been charged with numerous counts.

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