Man Wanted For Setting Girlfriend On Fire

Published on January 21, 2014, 7:06 pm
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Authorities are continuing their search for a man who they say set his girlfriend on fire during a domestic dispute.

Prisila Zapata, 29

According to investigators, 43-year-old Jose Maldonado threw alcohol on 29-year-old Prisila Zapata and then lit her on fire on January 11, 2014.

The victim’s mother, Elsa Padilla, says the two have had an on-and-off relationship, and have a 12-year-old daughter together.

Anyone with information on the case should contact the Crime Stoppers hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS, or text CRIMES and then enter TIP577, or visit

All calls are strictly confidential.


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