64-year-old NC man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire
A 47-year-old woman in Duplin County called 911 and claimed that her boyfriend doused her with rubbing alcohol and set her on fire Monday.Posted — Updated
Investigators arrived to the scene and arrested Raeford Bell, 64, for assault with a deadly weapon and intent to kill/inflicting serious injury, according to a release from the Duplin County Sheriff's Office.
Bell was being held under a $1 million secured bond at the Duplin County Jail due to the severity of the crime, officials said. The sheriff's office said more charges are possible.
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