Jacob Lowery charged after setting girlfriend on fire

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Video: Woman seriously burned after boyfriend sets her on fire

Video: Man douses girlfriend with gasoline, sets her on fire

  • Mug shot of Jacob Lowery from a previous conviction.
  • Jacob Lowery

St. Louis (KSDK) - A 34-year-old man has been charged after police say he doused his girlfriend with gasoline and set her on fire.

Jacob Lowery is charged with first-degree criminal domestic assault and armed criminal action.

Police were called to the scene in the 4600 block of Allemania in south St. Louis around 7:45 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the 35-year-old victim was driven to the hospital by her boyfriend.

Lowery was then taken into custody.

The victim is hospitalized in critical condition.

For domestic violence resources, call Safe Connections at 314-531-2003, or visit the domestic violence resources on our 5 on Your Side page.

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