Woman Set on Fire in Laurel

Victim found in wooded area near Gorman Road

By Tonya LaFleur
|  Sunday, Oct 24, 2010  |  Updated 7:01 PM EDT
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Woman Set on Fire in Laurel

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A woman is being treated for severe burns after being set on fire in Laurel, Md. Saturday.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. in a wooded area near Gorman Rd. 

An anonymous witness reported the crime to police from a grocery store near the woods.

Officers rushed to the woods and found the woman. She was rushed to Bayview Burn Center. 

Finding the suspect took a bit longer. Police set up a perimeter near Gorman Road. After about two hours, they tracked him down on Greenwood Place. 

Police are still working to identify the suspect. The victim’s identity has not been released.  

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