Dunbar Woman Sentenced for Setting Man on Fire

By: West Virginia AP Email
By: West Virginia AP Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- A Dunbar woman has pleaded guilty to setting her boyfriend on fire.

WCHS-TV (http://bit.ly/Qlurhx ) reports that 46-year-old Cynthia Swoboda pleaded guilty to unlawful wounding Monday in Kanawha County Circuit Court.

Swoboda received a one-year jail sentence, with credit for time served.

Police say Swoboda poured gasoline on Shane Stone and then set him on fire in a pharmacy parking lot on May 26.

Stone was treated at Cabell Huntington Hospital's burn unit and released.


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