Woman seen in viral video setting fire to her cheating boyfriend’s car’ outside a motel has been arrested
A woman who caught her boyfriend cheating and nearly killed herself when setting fire to his car outside a motel, has been arrested.
In the video below, the woman dressed in grey pants and a black hoodie appears to be pouring gas or lighter fluid into the car. When she lights the SUV on fire, it explodes, throwing her to the ground. She immediately stood up and ran away as the vehicle continues to burn.
According to NBC affiliate WMTV, the woman behind the crime has been identified as 34-year-old Kelly S. Hayes of Madison, Wisconsin.
The Madison Police Department said a witness reported a woman armed with a baseball bat who broke the vehicle’s windows before dousing it with gas and setting it on fire. The car was parked along the 2000 block of Greenway Cross around 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The woman has been arrested on suspected arson and criminal damage to property charges.
Police said Hayes had a relationship with the man who drives the car, which has been considered a total loss after the suspected arson.