Kennett man accused of burning wife with hot grease

Stevie Anthony (Source: Dunklin County Jail)
Stevie Anthony (Source: Dunklin County Jail)

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) - A Kennett man is accused of burning his wife with hot grease.

Police identify the suspect as 40-year-old Stevie Anthony of Kennett.

Police reportedly rushed to Anthony's home Monday morning and found his wife covered with oil.

Investigators say she had blisters covering her face, back, and neck.

The victim says she was getting ready to eat some food when her husband picked up a Fry Daddy cooker and threw it at her.

Doctors treated her for burns.

Anthony ran to another home. Police later arrested Anthony as he fled from that home.

According to the probable cause statement, Anthony has a lengthy criminal history.

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