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Jose Maldonado charged with attempted murder for allegedly setting girlfriend Prisila Zapata on fire

Authorities say the 43-year-old turned himself into police.

Authorities say the 43-year-old turned himself into police. (February 6, 2014 6:33 PM)

Police say a 43-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after setting his girlfriend on fire.

According to prosecutors, Jose Maldonado turned himself in to authorities after throwing alcohol on 29-year-old Prisila Zapata and then lighting her on fire. The attack happened in front of 2263 Creston Ave. on Jan. 11.

Zapata, who has just returned home after her hospital stay,...

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