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Jones County couple arrested for insurance fraud

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LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

A Jones County couple was arrested for insurance fraud Monday.

Deputies arrested Daniel and LaShonda Bynum after they allegedly burned down their home on the corner of Maxey Road and McAndrew Road back in May.

Investigators said the couple claimed some items listed in an insurance claim were destroyed in a fire; however, authorities said the listed items were discovered in a storage unit rented by the couple. However, the couple's two dogs and bird did perish in the fire.

Authorities said a bank account was also set up by friends to help this family rebuild.

Investigators said the Byrum couple could potentially face more fraud charges and charges of arson.

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