Updated 04/11/2021 18:38
A 36-year-old woman died this Sunday from the burns she suffered when
trying to set her ex-boyfriend's car on fire
, police sources reported.
She had been hospitalized since March 23 at the Córdoba Burning Institute, after the event that occurred at the home of her ex-partner, in the Zumarán neighborhood of the provincial capital.
According to the man's statement, he woke up when the car caught fire in the garage and was able to drive it out onto the sidewalk.
According to the Cordovan newspaper
, at that time the young man reported that they had had a relationship with the girl: "
I never lived with her but we went out
, we saw each other on weekends."
A woman died after trying to set her ex-partner's car on fire.
Photo courtesy of La Voz.
"I never imagined that I would act like this," he said. Local channel
also indicated that the woman and her boyfriend had
"a very toxic relationship
" and that there was a "money problem between them."
The victim's sister confirmed that the bond had ended "a month or two ago, but they saw each other, although I don't know anything else because she was very reserved." "
They had contact for a matter of money,
" he confirmed.
According to investigators, the woman
manipulated a gasoline can
with which she tried to set the vehicle on fire.
Then she was found in the corner of the house, where she ran engulfed in flames.
"She threw the jerrycan and ran taking off all her clothes. The two people who saw her say it
was a smoking thing
," a witness had declared on the day of the accident.
Due to the fact, there are no detainees and, after the death was known, the cause was classified as "
death of doubtful etiology
," said spokesmen for the police force.
The Family Violence Prosecutor
, who is in charge of the case, had specified that the woman
suffered burns in 75% of her body
, mainly in the upper part.
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