Man Accused of Setting Woman on Fire

Police link Woodlawn man to the attack last summer

By Ally Clark
|  Thursday, Oct 21, 2010  |  Updated 2:31 PM CDT
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Andrew Martin, 52, is accused of pouring flamable liquid on a woman and then setting her on fire last summer.

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A 52-year-old man has been accused of lighting a woman on fire last summer at his home in Woodlawn.

Andrew Martin allegedly poured a flammable liquid onto a female acquaintance and then set her on fire.  He was arrested on October 14 after an investigation tied him to the attack

Martin faces charges of attempted first degree murder, aggravated domestic battery, and heinous battery. 

The victim was said to have been severely burned after the attack, but there is no word on her injuries to date.

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