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Man being charged with attempted murder after setting his wife on fire, police say

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COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. (WCIV) - a man accused of setting 50% of his wife's body on fire, has a scheduled bond hearing Friday Jan 18th around 4 p.m.

Colleton County Sheriff's Office has charged Craig Lewis with attempted murder, high and aggravated domestic violence and resisting arrest with officer injury.

Authorities say, the woman suffered a traumatic incident and had to be transported to The Atlanta Medical Center via airplane. She suffered severe burns on 50% of her body and underwent emergency surgery.

"We ask the residents of Colleton County to come together and continue to pray for her to have strength in such a time of transgression,” says Sheriff R.A. Strickland.

Authorities say the victims current condition is stable but critical.



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