Woman accused of setting Aurora police officers on fire

Posted at 1:19 PM, Oct 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-31 15:19:56-04

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A 37-year-old woman accused of setting two Colorado police officers on fire last November has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

The Aurora Sentinel reports that Kimberley Alimov, of Aurora, entered the plea last week in Arapahoe County District Court. She is charged with seven felony counts, including arson and threatening a peace officer, for an incident at her apartment in Aurora.

An arrest affidavit says Aurora police officers were showered with a flammable liquid and set on fire while responding to a disturbance call at Alimov's apartment on Nov. 16, 2017.

Officers used fire extinguishers in the apartment to douse the fire.

The affidavit didn't provide details regarding possible injuries inflicted on the officers.

Alimov remains in the Arapahoe County jail. Her trial is set for next March.


Information from: The Aurora Sentinel,