MOORPARK (CBSLA.com) — The Moorpark man wanted for allegeldy setting his wife on fire has turned himself in, authorities said Friday.
Juan Soria Hernandez, 31, surrendered to Bakersfield police Thursday night on attempted murder charges, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office said.READ MORE: Judge Orders Paul Flores, His Father, To Stand Trial For Murder In Kristin Smart Disappearance
Hernandez is accused of dousing his 29-year-old wife with gasoline and setting her on fire Monday morning in front of their three children at the family’s home in the 11800 block of Broadway Road.
The woman suffered significant burn injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The children were not injured.READ MORE: OC Business Owner Angela Mirabella Among Several Arrested In $6.1M Student Loan Scam
Hernandez fled the scene.
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