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Man Dies After Setting Woman on Fire in Their Home: Fire Officials

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    A case of domestic violence turned deadly for a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. Now the family of a woman who experienced a similar attack is reaching out. News4's Jackie Bensen reports. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016)

    A man who set a woman on fire in their house in Kettering has died after being burned in the blaze, fire officials say.

    Prince George's County fire department spokesman Mark E. Brady said in a news release that 64-year-old Louis Ferrard Fedee died Wednesday at a hospital, where he was taken after the Tuesday morning fire.

    Brady says Fedee doused the homeowner with a flammable liquid and set her on fire during an argument. He says the fire spread to items in the basement.

    Brady says the woman went to a nearby school that was serving as an Election Day polling place, where volunteers called 911. He says the woman is in critical condition with third-degree burns. A firefighter was injured battliing the blaze; he was treated and released.