Utah Man Arrested After Lighting Woman On Fire With Road Flare
A man was arrested in Clinton, Utah on Monday after police say he lit a woman on fire using a road flare. The man was later found hiding with a cooler filled with drugs.
The woman who was attacked told police the suspect poured gasoline on her and lit her on fire with a road flare. The flare caused severe scars and burns on the woman, according to Clinton Police.
Witnesses saw the suspect run into a nearby yard after the alleged attack. Clinton Police asked for permission to search the resident’s backyard and found the suspect hiding underneath a blanket in a 10-foot hole.
Accompanying the suspect was a cooler filled with drugs, drug paraphernalia and a knife. He was arrested for investigation of attempted murder and several other drug-related activities.