Police: Husband sets wife on fire during domestic dispute

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A woman is in critical condition after she was set on fire.

It happened during a quarrel Sunday evening in a parking lot in the 4300 block of N. Broadway.

The police report says a 66-year-old man poured rubbing alcohol over his 60-year-old wife's head and lit a match.

The woman is at Stroger Hospital with third-degree burns.

The husband is being held, though he hasn't been charged yet.

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  • C.Pfeiffer

    People like this who do crazy cap need to go to the psychological ward for while and have a bunch of tests run. if there’s no sign of mental illness they are just evil and shouldn’t be free period.