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Pregnant mother sets herself and 3-year-old son on fire to punish husband

By Mason White 12:19 PM July 9, 2017
Fire (illustration)
Fire (illustration)
By: Mason White

A woman who was angry with her husband, took out her anger on their son.

3-year-old Mingshuo Dong of China, was rushed to Bozhou People’s Hospital, after suffering severe burn wounds to his body.

The boy’s father, Jizhao Dong, said that the incident occurred at his home in Anhui.

Jizhao said that he did not have a good relationship with his wife as they often argued about their financial problems.

On the day of the incident, his wife, who was six months pregnant, brought their son to his parents’ home, but she left in anger after a dispute over money.

The mother then brought gasoline and poured it all over herself, the three-year-old boy and in the home before setting fire.

People managed to save the mother and her son. They were both rushed to the hospital, where doctors determined that the mother suffered second-degree burns to 70 percent of her body, while her son suffered burns to 40 percent of his body.