A Corbin woman was charged with assault Monday night after she poured gasoline over her husband and set him on fire, the Laurel County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post.
The victim, whose name was not released, suffered burns on more than half of his body and was taken by helicopter to a Cincinnati burn center for treatment, according to the sheriff’s office. He was listed in critical condition.
Vera Wooten, 40, was arrested in London on a charge of first-degree assault.
The attack, sometime before 8 p.m., followed a domestic dispute on Woodland Court, 10 miles south of London, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Then Wooten apparently drove her husband to St. Joseph London, and from there he was flown to Cincinnati.
She was being held in the Laurel County jail.