Ashtabula deputies arrest woman accused of setting man on fire: I-TEAM

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ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) – Ashtabula Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a woman suspected of setting a man on fire Sunday afternoon in Colebrook Township.

Ashtabula Sheriff Chief Deputy Terry Moisio tells the FOX 8 I-TEAM that the man was life flighted to an Akron hospital following a domestic violence incident at the victim’s home on Parks Road. 

Deputies say the woman is alleged to have poured gasoline on the man and then set him on fire. 

Authorities the couple was aruging about using the phone, when the woman allegedly threw gasoline on her husband and lit him on fire.

The 36-year-old woman is charged with felonious assault and receiving stolen property as authorities say she stole a vehicle from a nearby home to getaway. She is currently being held in the Ashtabula County Jail.

Her 62-year-old husband is in stable condition at Akron Children’s Hospital’s Burn Unit.

Deputies are continuing to investigate.

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