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Woman burned boyfriend with boiling water

2 Apr 2012, 10:44

Published: 02 Apr 2012 10:44 GMT+02:00

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"She heated up a pot of water in the flat they shared together and then threw the water on the man," Robert S. Öhman of the Västernorrland police told the Aftonbladet newspaper.

Despite the attack, the 26-year-old man was able to call emergency services and is now receiving treatment for his injuries at hospital in Skellefteå.

"He has burn injuries on his foot and face," said Öhman.

Meanwhile the man's girlfriend, 38, has gone to ground.

"She's disappeared; it's unclear where. But we want to bring her in for questioning," Öhman told Aftonbladet.

While the incident took place late Friday night, police weren't informed of the incident until Sunday when they were contacted by a concerned relative.

The woman is suspected of aggravated assault and police are fairly certain they understand what led her to throw the pot of scalding-hot water on her boyfriend in the apartment they shared in Kramfors, northern Sweden.

"The motive appears to be jealousy. A pot with boiling-hot water indicates a certain amount of planning in the crime; getting water to boil isn't something you can do in the blink of an eye," said Öhman to the newspaper.

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Your comments about this article

11:11 April 2, 2012 by gpafledthis
He 26 she 38 ?? Can't be sure but I suspect a norwegian in this woodpile !!
11:12 April 2, 2012 by libertarianism
Vitamin deficiencies? Bad berries? More nutmeg? Full moon? Easter hexes? What's going on??
11:15 April 2, 2012 by Shibumi
"She's disappeared; it's unclear where."

11:32 April 2, 2012 by HYBRED
So I guess it's poached boyfriend for dinner today.
12:20 April 2, 2012 by omash kavash
what if i say shes a somali lol what ya gon say coz they got this habbit
12:47 April 2, 2012 by muscle
in the south woman was set on fire, in north, man was set on fire :)

this tit for tat should stop now!
14:46 April 2, 2012 by respect4ALL
Musle i read abt that one too n its pretty *if u do me i do u*. crazy world.

some1 commented the mälmo incident that they were 4rom middleeaset..

no from the look of the story,thz 1 has got to do with swedes.
15:01 April 2, 2012 by Old Trafford
re: in the south woman was set on fire, in north, man was set on fire :)

what about in the middle? :)
15:32 April 2, 2012 by Shine your eye
The middle is coming we will hear soon.
16:16 April 2, 2012 by Jeff10
Well, this leave transvestites for the middle.
16:35 April 2, 2012 by strixy
Come on, if a man is allowed to beat his wife because she did not answer her phone when out, then surely this poor little thing was allowed to show the cheating boyfriend his place? :P
20:40 April 2, 2012 by zooeden
that is so awesome, in other part of the forsaken country, there was an dude who set his woman on fire!!! Ying Yang at its best!!! Fire and Water!!! :D
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