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Police: Man douses victim with gas, sets on fire

STEELE, MO (KAIT) – A man is behind bars after police say he doused a person with gas and set them on fire.

According to the Steele Police Department, dispatch received notice of a burn victim at 504 South Walnut Street.

When police arrived, they found Sandy Simmons severely burned and flew him to The Med in Memphis. Simmons is listed in critical condition.

Police say Simmons' brother Richard doused the him with gasoline and then set him on fire.

Richard Simmons is facing second degree assault charges. His bond is set at $25,000.

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