Woman Sets Boyfriend on Fire, Extinguishes Blaze With Buckets of Urine: Police

A Pennsylvania woman set her sleeping boyfriend on fire and then threw buckets of urine on him to extinguish the flames, authorities allege.

Leigh Ann Sepelyak, 38, and the man argued early Sunday, and after he fell asleep, she doused him with gasoline and set him ablaze, Penn Hills police chief Howard Burton said. 

Her parents, who live upstairs, heard the man's screams and rushed into the room. Sepelyak then threw at least two buckets of urine on him, Burton said. The couple had been urinating in buckets as to not disturb her parents.

The man's injuries aren't life threatening, Burton said.

Sepelyak was charged in Allegheny County with attempted homicide and arson. Attorney information for her was not available Tuesday.

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