Bedford Man Arrested For Setting Women And House On Fire

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Oldham Co. Detention Center Arrest Report

A Bedford man has been arrested after police say he poured kerosene on a woman and set her on fire.

According to the Kentucky State Police, the incident took place on December 22, at a home on Harley Lane off Perkinson Lane in Bedford.

36-year-old James McFarland got into a domestic argument with a woman at the home. Police say he then poured kerosene on both the woman and the house and set the kerosene on fire.

Police say the woman sustained burns to her body and was taken to University Hospital for treatment.

McFarland was arrested and booked into the Oldham County Detention Center. He's charged with first-degree assault, first-degree arson and first-degree unlawful imprisonment.

 

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