Woman who set husband on fire gets 10 years behind bars

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LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - Wednesday a jury in Laurel County found a woman guilty of first-degree assault for setting her husband  on fire. 

42-year-old Vera Wooton burned her husband back in 2017 after she doused him in gasoline and threw a zippo lighter on him.

The victim, John Wooton received burns to 50% of his body.

Vera Wooton will spend 10 years behind bars. She is in the Laurel County Detention Center.

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