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Man sets girlfriend on fire

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Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies are looking for a man suspected of lighting a woman on fire, and they believe he may be in Huntsville.  

Deputies say Michael Kennedy set his ex-girlfriend on fire during an argument yesterday.  They found her with extensive burns in a home on Nellie Anderson Street. This morning, she's in serious condition.  

Police say she and Michael Kennedy dated for three years but broke up a month ago.  They believe the two argued before Kennedy poured gasoline on her and set her on fire.  Deputies say Kennedy has a Huntsville address on his state issued I.D, and the woman's family says he has family in the Huntsville area.

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With school starting next week, this is your chance to save on Certain school supplies, computers and clothing.

We'll have these stories and more on WAFF 48 News Today. 

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