ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) — Charges have been filed against a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire Thursday evening in south St. Louis.
Jacob Lowery was charged with first-degree domestic assault after he allegedly poured gasoline on his girlfriend and set her on fire in the 4600 block of Allemania.
The woman was rushed to a local hospital where, she was listed in serious condition. Officers on scene took Lowery into custody just before 8 p.m. Thursday.
It was not clear what caused Lowery to set the victim on fire.