Dorothee Burkhart

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Extradition Papers Filed For Accused Hollywood Arsonist’s Mom

Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed the formal extradition papers in the case of Dorothee Burkhart, the mother of accused Hollywood arsonist Harry Burkhart.



Harry Burkhart’s Mother Due Back In Court Feb. 7

A judge Wednesday set a Feb. 7 bail hearing date for the mother of arson suspect Harry Burkhart.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2012

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Harry Burkhart Pleads Not Guilty To 100 Arson-Related Charges

A judge raised bail Tuesday to $7.5 million for the German national suspected of a New Year’s weekend arson rampage in Los Angeles.



Attorney Appointed For Dorothee Burkhart During Extradition Process

The mother of the man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Hollywood over the holidays has had an attorney appointed to represent her during the federal extradition process.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2012


Harry Burkhart’s Mother Expected To Attend Deportation Hearing Friday

The mother of serial arson suspect Harry Burkhart is scheduled to make her own court appearance Friday. Federal prosecutors are seeking to deport Dorothee Burkhart, who faces fraud charges in Germany.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2012

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Police In Canada Investigating Hollywood Arson Suspect For String Of Fires In Vancouver

Police in Vancouver, Canada are investigating if the arson suspect dubbed the “Hollywood fire devil” by German newspapers also was responsible for a string or arsons in British Columbia, it was reported Thursday.


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German National Suspected In 53 Fires Charged With Multiple Arson Counts

The suspect in a rash of arson fires across Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of arson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2012


Sordid Details Emerge About Mother Of Man Suspected In Arson Attacks

The mother of a man suspected of setting dozens of arson fires over New Year’s weekend is wanted in Germany on 19 counts of fraud.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012