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Police: Man set girlfriend on fire in south St. Louis

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com)—A woman is in serious condition after her boyfriend allegedly set her on fire Thursday evening in south St. Louis.

According to police, a 34-year-old man set his 36-year-old girlfriend on fire at a home in the 4600 block of Allemania.

The woman was rushed to a local hospital where she is in serious condition. Officers on scene took the man into custody just before 8 p.m.

It was not clear what caused the man to set the victim on fire.

The identities of the victim or suspect have not yet been released.

Police are currently investigating.   

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