Man Jailed After Setting Fire To Woman

CHARLOTTE, NC– An Albemarle man accused of dousing a woman with gasoline and setting her on fire is locked up tonight on a million dollars bond.

Howard Sutton III faces several charges including Felony Attempted First Degree Murder.

Police say the attack happened during an argument Wednesday at a home on West Main Street.

The victim, Kimberly Edwards is recovering in the hospital. She has third degree burns on her face and upper body.