Authorities Arrest Man Accused of Setting 2 People on Fire in California
Authorities arrested 32-year-old Joshua Kaiser on Wednesday for a June 19 attack where a 29-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were lit on fire.
California officials arrested a man who allegedly lit two people on fire, causing them to suffer severe burns.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s department announced that they arrested 32-year-old Joshua Kaiser on Wednesday for a June 19 attack where a 29-year-old man and 30-year-old woman were lit on fire.
Deputies responded to a medical center where two burn victims were receiving treatment, the sheriff's department said. Officials spoke to the female victim and she told police about the alleged attack.
After the attack, both alleged victims had severe burns. The male victim suffered life-threatening injuries. Both alleged victims were given advanced treatment and have since been released to continue their recovery.
Officials responded to the scene where the woman told them the crime occurred and were able to locate additional evidence of the crime, the sheriff’s office said.
Investigators identified Kaiser as a suspect and put a warrant out for his arrest, officials said. He was arrested Wednesday during a vehicle check and taken into custody.
Kaiser has been charged with attempted murder and is currently being held on a $1 million bond at the Morongo Basin Jail.
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