Woman arrested after allegedly lighting her boyfriend on fire
San Bernardino police have arrested a woman on charges of domestic violence, attempted arson, and attempted murder after accusing her of lighting her boyfriend on fire, Fox News reported on July 8.
According to the police, 52-year-old Stacy Mahle and her 43-year-old boyfriend slept in different rooms after an argument on Saturday. The man, whose name was withheld, woke up alone around 7 a.m. with fire on his legs and chest. The woman was pursued and arrested several hours after the incident. Her boyfriend sustained third-degree burns and was treated at a hospital.
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