Man accused of dousing woman with gas, lighting her on fire faces aggravated battery charge

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The man accused of dousing a woman with gasoline and lighting her on fire is behind bars. Lawrence Sedillo is now charged with aggravated battery.


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Police say the incident happened Saturday near 47th and Central. The woman ran to a neighbor’s house, who called for help.

The woman was rushed to the hospital with serious burns. Police have not said how the victim and the attacker knew each other.

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