LA Man Arrested After Setting Homeless Woman On Fire Sleeping On Bus Bench

THECOUNT.COM "News You Can Count On!" - December 27, 2012

Advertisement

Dennis Petillo, 24, of Los Angeles was arrested and booked for investigation of attempted murder after setting a 67-year-old homeless woman on fire as she was sleeping on a bus bench. He is being held on $500,000 bail.

4d739e6b6ce8e924240f6a70670010be

Cops say Petillo spotted the woman sleeping on the bench around 1 a.m. when he poured some type of flammable liquid on her before striking a match and setting her ablaze, said a witness.

Advertisement


Store Threatened With Fine For Selling Candy Cigarettes

The woman lived and is listed in critical condition in the burn unit at a local hospital.

Last week, a 55-year-old man was set on fire as he slept outside a doughnut shop in southern Los Angeles County. No one has been arrested in that crime, or have they?

Advertisement


Have Something To Add To This Story?
Share Above And Comment Your Thoughts Below!


TRENDING:
Store Threatened With Fine For Selling Candy Cigarettes
Man Cited For DUI After Parking in Front Yard Of AA Founder


FILE UNDER: , , , , , , ,