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    Hope woman Latasha Jones accused of setting Aundra Pugh on fire

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    HOPE, Ark. (KTHV) - A Hope woman has been arrested after being accused of setting a man on fire.

    Police say they arrested Latasha Jones Tuesday, charging her with battery in the first degree.

    Aundra Pugh, 41, told police Jones threw gasoline on him while he was sleeping at a home Sunday and set him on fire. Pugh suffered severe burns, and is recovering at a Little Rock burn unit.

    Jones had to be taken to the hospital to be checked out for burns she also received in the alleged attack before being taken to jail.

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