ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOV) – Police are currently investigating an incident where a man allegedly poured lighter fluid on himself and his wife and lit a fire on Wednesday afternoon.
The man and his wife suffered burns and child was injured from the incident in the 1300 block of Carol Drive around 4 p.m. The wife, 39, suffered burns to one of her hands. The child was not burned, but did suffer smoke inhalation injuries.
The man, 39, was burned severely and has been hospitalized with what are considered life-threatening injuries.