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Latino Daily News

Tuesday June 5, 2012

LATINO BLOTTER: Wife Lights Husband on Fire With Nail Polish Remover

LATINO BLOTTER: Wife Lights Husband on Fire With Nail Polish Remover

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A Florida woman was arrested over the weekend after she allegedly lit her husband on fire.

Idalmis de Armas, 40, and her husband were reportedly arguing in their Tampa home when things became heated. De Armas has admitted to pouring nail polish remover on her husband’s arms and shorts at around 11 p.m., Saturday. She then used a lighter to ignite the flammable liquid.

The husband was severely burned on his arm and did state his wife was responsible for his injuries, but police say he declined medical treatment.

De Armas admitted to the assault when police arrived, however, she was less cooperative when officers attempted to take her into custody. For allegedly making a fist and pulling back as if about to strike an officer, de Armas now faces charges of resisting an officer.

In the end, she was arrested and now faces charges of resisting an officer, and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. On Monday, she was being held at the Hillsborough County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.

The couple live in the Tampa home with their two children.