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CAUGHT: Man accused of dousing woman with nail polish remover and setting her on fire

Published: Apr. 29, 2021 at 5:52 PM EDT|Updated: May. 3, 2021 at 12:48 PM EDT
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TRENTON, N.C. (WITN) - A man wanted for dousing a woman with nail polish remover and then setting her on fire has been caught.

Jeromy Wiggins was arrested on Sunday by Brunswick County deputies.

The Jones County Sheriff’s Office said around 4:00 a.m. April 26th they were called to a home on Cobb Road outside of Trenton for a domestic dispute.

There they found the victim suffering from burns. She was taken to UNC Lenoir Health Care for treatment.

Deputies said the attack was the result of a domestic dispute between the two who both lived at the Cobb Road home.

Wiggins was charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.

The main remains in jail without bond.

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Deputies are looking for a man who they say doused a woman in nail polish remover and set her on fire.

The Jones County Sheriff’s Office said around 4:00 a.m. Monday they were called to a home on Cobb Road outside of Trenton for a domestic dispute.

There they found the victim suffering from burns. She was taken to UNC Lenoir Health Care for treatment.

Captain John Ervin said they are looking for 31-year-old Jeromy Wiggins. He will be charged with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious bodily injury.

Ervin said Wiggins, who lived with the victim, was last seen driving a silver 4-door Honda car.

Deputies believe the attack was the result of a domestic dispute between the two.

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