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Woman douses her roommate with gasoline to set him on fire for not inviting her to his party at their home

By Mason White 11:12 AM December 20, 2016
Jenna Tyon 

By: Tanya Malhotra
A woman in Texas, tried to kill her roommate after feeling rejected for not being invited to his party in their home.

Manor police said that 37-year-old Jenna Tyon, poured gasoline on the man at their home on the 11000 block of Athens Street on Wednesday at around 7:10 p.m.

The incident began when Tyon discovered that her roommate was planning a party, but she was not invited.

Tyon threatened to burn the house down along with her roommate. Tyon poured gasoline on the victim and in the house, while holding a lighter in her hand, according to police.

The man managed to escape and he called 911. The officers who arrived at the scene, said that they smelled the gasoline on the man and inside the house.

When she was questioned by police, Tyon said that it was all “a joke.” The woman admitted to pouring the gasoline, but she explained that she did not intend to set the man on fire, and “she wanted him get him to leave their home.”

Tyon was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.