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Florida Woman Sets Roommate on Fire

33-year-old Florida resident Melissa Dawn Sellers was arrested after dousing her roommate in nail polish then setting him on fire. Sellers and her roommate, 42-year-old Carlos Ortiz, got into an argument when Ortiz threw out Sellers’s spaghetti and meatballs, according to a police report. Sellers began setting “little objects” on fire, “then that turned into pouring nail polish remover all over him, and then all of a sudden, the lighter sparked and he lit on fire,” a friend of the victim, Ines Causevic, said. Causevic described tearing the shirt off her friend and dousing him with water in an attempt to save him. “When he got up, his face was like melting off,” she said. “His lips were burning.” Ortiz has been hospitalized in critical condition with burns to his face and torso. Sellers has been charged with aggravated battery.