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An Edmonton mother and corporal at CFB Edmonton has been charged with the attempted murder of her three children, by setting fire to her home while they slept inside.
Chantal Condie, 41, faces two counts of arson and three counts of attempted murder in connection with a house fire on the base on July 20, 2015. She was only charged in August.
He ex-husband, Drew Condie, who is also a member of the military, cannot speak publicly about the case. He believes his persistence forced military police to launch a criminal investigation after they initially concluded the fire was an accident.
On behalf of his children, Drew Condie is suing his ex-wife for more than $540,000.
“It should not have been buried,” said Catherine Christensen, Drew Condie’s lawyer. “It should have been thoroughly investigated at the time.