California woman arrested for setting her boyfriend on fire while he sleptBy Mason White 11:11 AM July 9, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) A woman was arrested after she set her boyfriend on fire.
The woman of California, is accused of burning her boyfriend hours after the two had an argument, police said.
On Saturday night, Stacy Mahle got into an argument with her 43-year-old boyfriend, in an apartment in the 1400 block of North Wall Avenue in San Bernardino.
The two then went to sleep in separate rooms, Sgt. Gary Robertson said. About 7:00 a.m., police and firefighters were called after a neighbor heard the man screaming.
Emergency workers found the man on fire. His chest and legs were severely burned. Thankfully, he was alive.
Mahle was nowhere to be found. The victim was taken to St. Bernardine Medical Center where he was treated for third degree burns.
Police launched a manhunt for Mahle and arrested her 12 hours later. She faces charges which include attempted murder, arson, and domestic violence.