Roosevelt Monesir accused of setting woman on fire at Florida gas station

3:05 PM, Jun 11, 2012   |    comments
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Boynton Beach, FL (WPTV) -- Police arrived at a south Florida gas station to find a woman engulfed in flames.

Officers rushed to extinguish the fire and take the woman to a hospital.

Investigators say 59 year-old Roosevelt Monesir poured gas on the victim, ignited the fire and took off.

About two-hours later, officers tracked the suspect down and took him into custody.

They took him to the hospital to get him treatment for burns.

Authorities have not identified the 40-year-old victim or the extent of her injuries.

There's no word yet on a possible connection or motive.


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