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    A 25-YEAR-old man died horrifically after his girlfriend allegedly set him on fire at a gas station. Breana Johnson, 24, who was previously charged with aggravated assault after her boyfriend, Ricky Doyle, was set on fire at a gas station in Arlington, Texas, has now been charged with murder. 3Breana Johnson, pictured, was charged with murder after Ricky Doyle succumbed to his burn injuriesCredit: Arlington Police Department 3Ricky Doyle passed away on TuesdayCredit: Family Handout Arlington Police said Doyle succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday, August 4, in a Dallas-area hospital, the New York Post reports. The incident, which took place at around 9pm on July 18, left Doyle's skin "melting” off his body. A police affidavit revealed Johnson was heard telling her boyfriend, "I'm going to kill you," at the gas station, according to The Post. After purchasing 50 cents worth of gasoline, Johnson was spotted walking up to a Jeep and pouring the flammable liquid on Doyle. Read More on FiresDEADLY BLAZE Ten people killed in horror house fire as criminal investigation launchedDEADLY WILDFIRE Two people found dead in...
    A beloved Chicago fixture known as 'the Walking Man' is clinging to life after a self-described 'angry person' with a dollar sign face tattoo doused him with gasoline then set him ablaze. He burned for three minutes. The prognosis is grim for Joseph Kormelis, 75, a homeless man known to residents in the Windy City for wandering around with his long flowing hair and his bushy mustache. Documentaries have been made about his perambulations. According to the Cook County State's Attorney, Joseph Guardia, 23, of Melrose Park, poured a cup of gas on Kormelis on May 25 shortly before 3 a.m. as he slept under some blankets in front of a parking garage and then set him on fire. Guardia, who has his own distinct look with a dollar sign face tattoo, was arraigned on charges of attempted first degree murder and aggravated arson on Monday and held without bail. 'The Walking Man' Joseph Kormelis, 75, has been likened to the Greek composer, Yani, was part of the Chicago streetscape Joseph Guardia, 23, of Melrose Park, a self-described 'angry person' is...
    A BOY is recovering from horror injuries after bullies set him on fire with a gasoline-covered tennis ball in front of his sister. Six-year-old Dominick Krankall is suffering from second- and third-degree burns to his face and legs after the April 24 incident. 2The boy suffered from second- and third-degree burnsCredit: GoFundMe 2The boy's sister says this isn't the first time this bully has hurt KrankallCredit: GoFundMe Krankall's sister, Kayla Deegan, told NBC Connecticut the boy was in the backyard when the incident occurred, playing with neighbors who live on the same property in Bridgeport. "As soon as he walked down the stairs, the bully called his name and lured him over around the corner, and in a matter of seconds he came back around the corner screaming, saying 'Mommy, they lit me on fire,'" Deegan said. Deegan provided additional details, saying that an 8-year-old neighbor managed to get into a shed on the property, somehow also gaining access to gasoline and lighters. Upon securing the items, the neighbor called Krankall over, Deegan claims. READ MORE CONNECTICUT STORIESFINAL MOVEMENTS Mystery...
    A WOMAN forgave her husband after he accidentally doused her with gasoline and set her on fire. Tonya Meisenbach, 48, endured £2.1m of reconstructive treatment and is only half-way through the healing process after the incident. 4Tonya and Donald before the tragic accidentCredit: mediadrumworld/@burnedbeauty2018 4Tonya spent a total of six months in hospital as a result of the damageCredit: mediadrumworld/@burnedbeauty2018 The tragic accident occurred in December 2018 when she and her husband Donald were relaxing in their garden, preparing to cook dinner on their outdoor firepit. Unfortunately, as Donald prepared the fire, Tonya leaned over, and lighter fluid sprayed on her arm, face and hair causing her to go up in flames. Tonya, from Atlanta, US, was taken to hospital immediately but her burns were so severe that she was placed into a medically induced coma for two months. In this time doctors performed extensive reparative surgeries on her including a full face skin graft. Tonya spent a total of six months in hospital, and even when she was released, she would return regularly for various surgeries. Loyal partner Donald...
    This is the moment a man in Russia tried to set fire to bar goers after a drunken row and is punched to the ground and accidentally caught fire himself. The man had been pouring a flammable liquid on the floor and aiming some at people stood outside, before he was knocked down - at which point the substance on the ground was set ablaze and he was accidentally singed by the flames.  The incident was filmed outside a bar in the Russian capital Moscow yesterday, after the 49-year-old suspect had been thrown out for aggressive behaviour. Following the bar row, the suspect, whose identity has not been reported, went home and returned a short while later with a container filled with a flammable liquid. A 49-year-old man was left accidentally singed outside a bar in Moscow, Russia, yesterday after he had attempted to pour a flammable liquid on people stood outside, before the tables were turned on him The flammable liquid, which had been poured on the floor outside the bar, was ignited and accidentally set the back of...
    Kenneth Upshaw (pictured), 38, was arrested on Tuesday charged with attempted second-degree murder after the alleged incident on October 8 in east Memphis A man has been arrested after he allegedly doused his girlfriend with gasoline and used a lit cigarette to set her on fire when she tried to break up with him, according to law enforcement officials in Tennessee. Kenneth Upshaw, 38, was arrested on Tuesday charged with attempted second-degree murder after the alleged incident on October 8 in east Memphis. Rebecca Briggs, who miraculously survived being set on fire, is recovering in the Regional Medical Center's burn unit and is in a fair condition, officials said.   She suffered what have been described as second-degree to deep second-degree burns to her face, neck, chest and arms, WREG reported, with officers struggling to understand her at the scene because of her burns, according to Fox News.  Police said Briggs was standing near a vehicle on the driveway of an acquaintance's home when she told Upshaw she was breaking up with him. The victim said that Upshaw told her 'if he could...
    GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING  A would-be young bikie who was set on fire with a blowtorch by a fake Bandidos boss has told his attacker he hopes his cellmates treat him 'right' in prison. Callan Stuart Murray, 28, was sentenced to 10 and a half years behind bars for the barbaric assault of Brodie McDougal, 22, who he bashed with a baseball bat, doused with petrol and set alight at Mandurah, south of Perth, on September 16, 2019. Mr McDougal suffered horrific burns to his chest and head and spent three weeks in intensive care. He also underwent excruciating skin grafts, spent a year recovering, was left unable to work and suffered psychological damage, the West Australian reported.  Murray pleaded guilty to a charge of grievous bodily harm with intent, while a deprivation of liberty charge was dropped.  Brodie McDougal, 22, spent three weeks in Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth with severe burns (pictured) after fake bikie Callan Stuart Murray set him alight with a blowtorch in September 2019. After Murray was sentenced to 10 years in prison , Mr...
    An Indianapolis man was arrested this week after allegedly splashing gasoline on another man and setting him on fire, according to authorities.  Police officers responded to a residence in Columbus, Indiana, just after 3:30 a.m. Monday. Upon arriving, they located an adult victim with burns "over a large portion of his body," authorities said.  The unidentified victim was transported via helicopter to a hospital in Indianapolis for treatment. His condition was not immediately known, according to the Columbus Police Department. INDIANA WOMAN PAYS FOR STRANGER'S CAKE TO HONOR HER LATE SON'S BIRTHDAY   (Columbus Police Department) Witnesses reported seeing a man, later identified as the suspect, Ralph Shaw, 39, arguing with the injured man, before he threw gasoline on the victim, and set him on fire, according to police.  Officers located Shaw on Monday afternoon near Donner Park in Columbus, where he was taken into custody without incident. FORT WAYNE MASS SHOOTING LEAVES 1 DEAD, 4 INJURED Shaw was arrested and transported to the Bartholomew County Jail on preliminary charges that include aggravated battery, a Level 3 felony, FOX...
    Two teenage boys lit a man on fire Friday afternoon by spraying him with ignitable liquid inside his upstate New York home, the Democrat & Chronicle reported. Steven Amenhauser, 53, was “fighting for his life” at Strong Memorial Hospital after suffering second- and third-degree burns on nearly three-quarters of his body, Captain Frank Umbrino said, according to Democrat & Chronicle. The Texas native died early Tuesday morning at University of Rochester Medical Center’s Burn & Trauma Center, ABC 10 reported. 2 teens charged with murder in Rochester arson case https://t.co/Bcn4zhcofg — NEWS10 ABC (@WTEN) March 17, 2021 The Rochester Police Department charged Zayvion Perry, 16, and Adriel Riley, 14, with first-degree assault, attempted second-degree arson and second-degree murder, Captain Frank Umbrino said. (RELATED: Arsonist Admits To Feds He Firebombed A Women’s Republican Club) Amenhauser was sitting in his chair when Perry and Riley set him on fire inside his home on Lyell Avenue, according to ABC 10 News. “He came back from the store and entered his apartment and about five minutes after he entered his apartment he came...
    A man who was severely burned last week after two teens allegedly set him on fire has died from his injuries, police announced Tuesday morning. The man, a resident of Rochester, New York, who was in his 50s, suffered second-and third-degree burns to most of his body after he was attacked Friday afternoon in his apartment, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported. He was rushed to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries after 4:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Two teenagers, aged 16 and 14, have been arrested and charged with second-degree arson and first-degree assault in connection with the incident. WHEC reported the two teens allegedly sprayed the man with flammable liquid before setting him ablaze while he was sitting in a chair. “We will be working with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office in regards to upgrading charges against the individuals previously charged,” Rochester Police Capt. Frank Umbrino said in a statement Tuesday morning. The victim’s identity has not been released at this time. Police said Monday the victim does not have family in the area, and authorities...
    A  CORONAVIRUS nurse was set on fire by her stalker ex-boyfriend - then pulled him into the flames as he tried to escape.  The 24-year-old victim, named locally as Chinnari, and jealous ex G Nagabhushanam both died of their burns after the sick attack. 3The grim attack took place in the city of Vijayawada, in Andhra PradeshCredit: Alamy 3Protests have taken place across India to tackle violence against womenCredit: AP:Associated Press The tragic nurse was ambushed on her way home from work at a Covid-19 clinic in the south eastern Indian city of Vijayawada Her ex-boyfriend reportedly tried to win her back, and when she spurned his advances he doused her in kerosene and set her alight in the appalling attack in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Police said the victim grabbed 25-year-old Nagabhushanam and held onto him as she was engulfed in a fireball.  While Chinnari died in the fire, her heartless attacker also suffered 80 per cent burns and later died of his injuries at the nearby Government General Hospital in Guntur, said officials.  FORMER LOVERS According to local police,...
    A student has detailed how he felt his skin melt after accidentally setting himself on fire while cooking fried chicken - leaving him with third-degree burns over 25 per cent of his body. Gage Hopkins, 21, from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after the freak accident, which took place in his apartment at Arizona State University on May 26.  The political science student and his roommate Nikhil, 21, were cooking fried chicken but forgot about the oil they had left in a pot on the stove. Disaster ensued when Nikhil noticed that black smoke was pouring from the lid.  Horrible: Gage Hopkins, 21, from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, suffered from third-degree burns over 25 per cent of his body after a kitchen accident  Painful: Gage was cooking fried chicken with his roommate when they noticed that black smoke was pouring from the pot on the stove. When he lifted the lid, flames erupted in his face 'Out of panic, I removed the lid from the pot and instantly a six to seven-foot flame erupted in my face,' Gage recalled.  'As soon...
    A DAD was left disfigured for life with 65 per cent of his body burnt when a former friend doused him in petrol and set him on fire YEARS after a row. Father of two Phillip Payet was left with lifelong scars after twisted David Maddocks, 32, made good on his promise from jail to "get you" in the horrifying revenge attack in Melbourne, Australia. 4David Maddocks is set to be sentenced next week after pleading guilty to intentionally causing serious injuryCredit: Facebook 4Phillip Payet was left with severe burns and had to spend months in hospital Credit: Facebook Maddocks, of Lara, Victoria, accused Mr Payet of having "dobbed" him and his friends and in a chilling letter he wrote while locked up, he warned that when he was released, he would make his enemy suffer. Mr Payet has now spent several painful years recovering after months of gruelling surgeries. The threat of what would happen came years earlier when Maddocks wrote to him from his jail cell, accusing his then good friend Mr Payet of giving police...
    A TEENAGER is in critical condition after being stabbed several times and set on fire by an unknown suspect. The 18-year-old man was reportedly attacked on Wednesday around 3pm, when the suspect poured gasoline on him, stabbed him in the torso and lit him aflame inside a building in the Bronx. 3A man was reportedly set on fire inside a building in the BronxCredit: Google 3Investigators haven't identified a clear motive for the attack yetCredit: WABC TV Police say the attack occurred after some sort of verbal dispute went sour, according to ABC 7. The suspect was reportedly on the fifth floor of a building in the Highbridge section of the Bronx when the victim walked in. A motive for the violent attack is unclear at this time. The unidentified suspect reportedly fled on foot. Responding officials found the victim unconscious inside the building, according to 1010 Wins. 3The victim reportedly called for help from nearby residents, who called the policeCredit: WABC TV The victim was reportedly transferred to Harlem Hospital, where he was listed...
    A HOMELESS man, 66, was set on fire while sleeping in Harlem early Monday when an individual threw a lit firework at him. The New York Police Department responded to a 911 call around 4am for a man with injuries in front of 62 Lenox Avenue, Detective Hubert Reyes told The Sun on Tuesday. 3 A video posted on social media shows an unknown man throwing lit fireworks at a sleeping homeless manCredit: Twitter Upon arriving, police found the elderly man with minor burn injuries. The victim was transported to St. Luke’s Hospital and is in stable condition. In investigating the attack, police discovered a video posted on social media showing an unknown man throwing lit fireworks at the victim who appeared to be sleeping in front of the location where they found him injured, Reyes said. The 28th Precinct detective squad is currently investigating the crime. 3 After the fireworks launch, a blanket is engulfed in flames with a person appearing to move in reactionCredit: Twitter As of Tuesday morning, there were no arrests and...
    This is the shocking moment a 66-year-old homeless man was attacked with a firework as he slept on a New York street. Video footage shows a man light up the explosive before hurling it in the direction of a blanket. It's only clear in the blurry video that a person is underneath as it sparks up and someone appears suddenly to move. A man is seen throwing a firework at a homeless person in New York City at 4am on Monday A man his heard laughing as the firework goes off and sets the fabric on fire. Police were called to the scene in NYC's Harlem around 4am on Monday. The report came from near 62 Lenox Ave (Malcolm X Boulevard) and West 113th Street, the 28th Precinct said in a statement. EMS responded to the scene and the 66-year-old victim was taken to St. Luke's Hospital. He suffered minor burns, the NYPD said in a press release.  The homeless man was in stable condition on Monday night.   It's unclear who was filming the incident but the video shows...
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