Johnson City

Man accused of setting his wife on fire

A Johnson City man has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault after police say he set his wife on fire

Johnson City Police say they arrested 21-year-old Timmy Thurman after a disturbance where he held a knife to his wife's throat, and then sprayed her with body spray setting her on fire.

Police say the victim suffered second degree burns to her ear, neck and shoulder area.

Thurman is being held at the Washington County Detention Center on fifty-thousand dollars bond.

The police report says he also has pending charges from other areas.

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