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Woman burns boyfriend with oil and locks him in bedroom for 36 hours before calling for help

By Mason White 11:28 AM February 4, 2016
Myeshia Hawkins-Taylor 

By: Feng Qian
A woman was arrested after she tortured her boyfriend because she wanted him to give her money.

38-year-old, Myeshia Hawkins-Taylor of New York City, became angry with her boyfriend after accusing him of cheating on her.

She demanded that her boyfriend, Carlton Adams, 52, give her a large amount of money because he was cheating. When he refused to hand over the money, Hawkins-Taylor became abusive.

She is accused of pouring hot oil on her boyfriend. After he was badly burned, she locked him into a bedroom and took away his phone so he cannot call for help.

The man was locked inside the room for 36 hours. Hawkins-Taylor, finally called police when she thought he was going to die.

Adams suffered burns to his face arms and legs. He was taken to the Harlem Hospital, and he is said to be in stable condition.

Hawkins-Adams Faces charges of attempted murder, felony assault and unlawful imprisonment.