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Way Too Hot

A woman in Omaha, Neb., says her husband woke her up wanting sex, but he had been drinking and they had been arguing, and she refused and went back to sleep. That didn’t last long, though: she woke up smelling smoke. She says she found her husband in a bathroom closet, setting fire to her clothes. The woman managed to escape the ensuing inferno with her three children. Firefighters responding to the house fire confirm that the fire originated in the closet, and appeared to have been intentionally set. Gilberto Garcia, 36, has been charged with arson of an occupied dwelling, and faces up to 50 years in prison. (RC/Omaha World-Herald) ...Plenty of time for him to tire of refusing unwanted sexual advances.
Original Publication Date: 02 August 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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