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Man wanted for allegedly setting girlfriend on fire arrested in Arkansas

Man wanted for allegedly setting girlfriend on fire arrested in Arkansas”

The Picayune man wanted for allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire was arrested in Arkansas. Willis is now being held in the Monroe County, Arkansas, jail pending extradition back to MS to face charges here.

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation says Willis was taken into custody in Monroe County, Arkansas, at approximately 2 p.m. on Friday, November 10.

Troopers found a 2014 Nissan Rogue burning in the 2000 block of Highway 49 about 1:15 p.m.

The preliminary investigation indicates 46-year-old Stacy Mitchell Frank had been doused with gasoline, set afire and left beside the road.

Willis was initially facing charges of aggravated domestic violence in the case but that charge was upgraded to attempted murder, according to MBI spokesperson Warren Strain.

According to Pearl River County Sheriff David Allison, Jerry Glenn Willis was found burning a vehicle in Monroe County.

She was taken to a hospital in Jackson for treatment, MBI said.

She is recovering in the burn unit at UMMC and is in critical condition.



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