CLEVELAND - With a baby in her arms, police in Cleveland said an argument sparked a boyfriend to spray his girlfriend with lighter fluid, then light her on fire.
It happened around 10 a.m. at the CMHA housing complex in the 4800 block of Quincy Avenue.
Authorities said Kevin Ford Jr. chased Tiffany Lawson, 31, through the house while she was holding their 18-month-old in her arms.
Lawson reportedly ran upstairs and tossed her toddler out a window to a woman, believed to be a CMHA worker, who heard the commotion.
The toddler was not hurt.
Police said Ford Jr. caught up with Lawson and sprayed her down with lighter fluid before setting her clothes on fire.
The woman tore her clothes off and jumped out of the window.
EMS took Lawson to Metro, where doctors said she suffered from first-degree burns to her right hand and leg, plus a broken right elbow and arm.
Ford Jr. is in custody.
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