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Police: Albuquerque woman set friend on fire

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An Albuquerque woman is facing an aggravated battery charge after police say she set her friend on fire.

KOAT-TV reports (http://goo.gl/BmZKX8) that Erica Garcia was recently arrested following a drunken argument that left a man with burns to his chest, shoulders and hands.

According to police, Garcia doused the man with rubbing alcohol and lit him on fire when the two got into an argument.

Garcia was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and was ordered held on a $25,000 bond.

It was not known if she had an attorney.

Information from: KOAT-TV, http://www.thenewmexicochannel.com/index.html

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