POMONA (CBSLA.com) — Pomona Police on Saturday identified the victim of a fatal attack on Christmas day.
Police are looking for suspect Clarence Duwell Dear, 51, of Pomona.READ MORE: Clippers Rally For 2nd Straight Night To Top Magic, 111-102
Authorities said Dear got into a domestic violence situation with 41-year-old Dawn Hensley of Pomona on Christmas. They say he attacked the woman, threw something flammable on her (like gasoline) and then ignited a flame (possibly using a lit cigarette.)
According to witnesses, the woman ran screaming and engulfed in flames onto the 1500 block of Cordova Street Friday around 1:45 p.m.READ MORE: Authorities Identify Gardena Man Fatally Stabbed on Saturday As Gary Godinez
Dear was seen fleeing the scene, witnesses said. Dear is, of course, considered dangerous.
If you know of Dear’s whereabouts, you’re asked to call the Pomona Police Department or dial 911 immediately.MORE NEWS: One Killed In Palmdale Hit-And-Run; Authorities Searching For Suspect