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Man accused of setting person on fire in Florida after dispute over money

Victim in critical condition
Brian Terrance Connor
Posted at 2:35 PM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 14:36:15-04

HASTINGS, Fla. (The (Jacksonville) Florida Times-Union) — Authorities say a man accused of setting a person on fire during a dispute over money has been arrested, sheriff’s officials in Florida said.

St. Johns County Sheriff's officials arrested 35-year-old Brian Terrance Connor on attempted first-degree murder, arson and burglary charges for the Saturday nigh incident at an apartment complex.

The victim was taken to a hospital burn unit in Gainesville, and remains in critical condition. Sheriff’s officials haven't released the person’s name, age or gender.

Investigators say Connor entered the apartment and started an argument before dousing the victim with a flammable liquid. Connor remains in jail.