Police say tenant set landlord on fire

Police said they've arrested a man who doused his landlord with flammable liquid, then set her on fire. It happened around 10:45 this morning at a home in 2500 block of West Pine Lane in Holland Township.
Jan 24, 2012


The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department said it started with an argument between the landlord and her tenant. During the argument, deputies said the man threw fuel on the woman, then ignited it.

The victim suffered substantial burns, but detectives said the injuries are not life-threatening.

The man left the home, but later returned and turned himself in to deputies.


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