3 years after man set on fire, girlfriend is in custody

3 years 1 week 6 days ago Tuesday, August 04 2015 Aug 4, 2015 Tuesday, August 04, 2015 8:13:00 AM CDT August 04, 2015 in News
By: The Associated Press

BELLEFONTAINE NEIGHBORS (AP) - A St. Louis County woman was placed in custody, three years after she allegedly tried to kill her boyfriend in Memphis, Tennessee, by dousing him with gasoline and setting him on fire.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that U.S. Marshals on Friday arrested 38-year-old Tamika Jones of Bellefontaine Neighbor. She was held without bail pending transfer to Shelby County, Tennessee, where she faces attempted murder and assault charges.

Jones was accused of pouring gasoline on Cedric Garrison in May 2012 outside a Memphis convenience store. Authorities say she was living in Bellefontaine Neighbors under an alias.

 

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