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Man pours hot grease over his sleeping girlfriend because he was angry with her

By Mason White 11:56 AM April 13, 2014
Anthony Dwayne McGraw 

By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) A man was arrested and charged with domestic assault after he allegedly poured hot grease on his girlfriend as she was sleeping on a couch, police in Alabama said.

Tuscaloosa Police said that the incident occurred early on Sunday morning.

40-year-old Anthony Dwayne McGraw, poured hot grease on his 39-year-old girlfriend after they had a heated argument about ending their relationship. The victim told investigators that when she awoke she saw McGraw standing next to her.

The assault occurred around 4:00 a.m., at their home located in the 2900 block of West Ozment Road. By the time police arrived, McGraw had fled the scene.

The woman suffered severe burns to her face and arms, and was taken to UAB Hospital for treatment. She is expected to survive , but doctors said that it will take a long time for her wounds to heal.

A spokesperson for the hospital said that the woman will need cosmetic surgery to correct her face. Prosecutors told a court that the victim’s children were present during the assault. Additionally, the victim and the suspect have a 10-year-old child together.

McGraw was charged with one count of domestic assault in the first degree, and he is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail on $60,000 bond.