"Disgruntled" Ex-Patient in "Mrs. Doubtfire" House Arson Cops Plea - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

"Disgruntled" Ex-Patient in "Mrs. Doubtfire" House Arson Cops Plea

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    "Disgruntled" Ex-Patient in "Mrs. Doubtfire" House Arson Cops Plea
    Henry Jerkins
    The door of the "Mrs. Doubtfire" house on Steiner Street was set ablaze by an arsonist. (Photo taken Jan. 5, 2015)

    A woman charged with setting fire to a house featured in the popular "Mrs. Doubtfire'' movie has pleaded guilty to arson. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop an attempted murder charge stemming from the Jan. 5 fire.

    The San Francisco Chronicle reports Thursday that Tyqwon Eugenen Welch will be sentenced to one year in jail and five years of probation.

    Prosecutors say the 25-year-old transgender woman is a disgruntled former patient of the plastic surgeon who lives in the house.

    Welch said the doctor, a leading surgeon in facial feminization surgery for transgender patients, had botched her procedures.

    The iconic "Mrs. Doubtfire'' house served as a temporary shrine to Bay Area actor Robin Williams, who starred in the 1993 movie, after he committed suicide in August.