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Man sentenced for girlfriend’s death caused by Indianapolis fire and burn injury

May 13, 2008 | Fire and Burn Injury, Personal Injury


May 13, 2008

An Indianapolis man was sentenced to forty-five years in prison for setting his girlfriend on fire during a backyard argument.

The woman who died from the Indianapolis fire and burn injuries suffered third degree burns over 80 percent of her body. According to The Indianapolis Star, the Indianapolis fire and burn injury occurred after the man poured gasoline over his girlfriend’s body and ignited it.

Before the judge announced his sentence, the man apologized for the role he played in the Indianapolis fire and burn injury. After his sentencing, the man also said he would appeal his conviction.

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