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Charges Upgraded in Case of Woman Set on Fire

Posted July 31st, 2014 @ 1:18pm

Charges have now been upgraded to murder for a man accused of setting his ex-girlfriend on fire. 48 year old Michael Kennedy is charged in the death of Deborah Prater. Authorities say he poured gasoline on her and ignited it with a lit cigarette. Her daughter witnessed the attack. Investigators say the couple had been dating for three years. Kennedy has a history of mental illness as well as a long arrest record.

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