Indian-origin woman burns hubby in USApril 21st, 2012 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in the US set her husband on fire and locked him in a bathroom, after promising him a hot oil massage, police said.
Shriya Biman Patel,25, has been arrested on charges of first-degree felony aggravated assault and arson and booked into the Travis County Jail in Austin, Texas.
An Austin police statement said officers answering a family disturbance call at a north Austin apartment Monday night found a naked, severely burned 29-year-old man screaming in pain on the floor, with his wife nearby and a strong smell of gasoline in the air, the Daily Mail website reported Friday.
Fire Captain Andy Reardon said the man was expecting his wife of one year to massage him with oil but the oil turned out to be gasoline.
The man, whose name has not been released, was airlifted to Brooke Army Medical Centre in San Antonio where he is said to be in a critical condition, suffering from second and third-degree burns to 70 percent of his body.
- Novel hydrogel regenerates burnt skin tissues - Dec 14, 2011
- Model Sara Barnes burns down 3,500-year-old tree - Mar 01, 2012
- Delaware police charges 2 people with the murder of a man over a game of Russian Roulette - Oct 29, 2010
- US porn star, lover beat tattoo shop owner to death - May 22, 2012
- IMF chief denied bail in sex assault case (Lead) - May 17, 2011
- NY teens charged for setting a turtle on fire - Jun 14, 2010
- Texas Governor issues statement regarding shooting at state capitol - Jan 22, 2010
- Chinese monk's self-immolation was planned: Police - Apr 23, 2011
- Male Convicted Of Setting Fire To A Californian Female Over Drugs - Sep 09, 2010
- Weight-loss doctor in US arrested for sexually assaulting his patients - Apr 13, 2011
- Vengeful man burns wife's clothes - Aug 11, 2012
- Indian-American accused of conning musician works out plea deal - Dec 04, 2010
- Prosecutors Desire The Death Penalty For Casey Anthony - May 15, 2010
- Chinese woman burns lover's home to break up with him - Jun 02, 2011
- Adelaide Indian-origin woman who set husband's penis on fire to be tried for murder - Mar 13, 2010
Tags: army medical, arson, austin apartment, austin police, captain andy, critical condition, daily mail, fire captain, first degree felony, hot oil, hubby, indian origin, mail website, medical centre, oil massage, police statement, reardon, third degree burns, travis county jail, woman burns