CHICAGO (CBS) — A 31-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder, accused of setting a woman on fire last month in the South Deering neighborhood.
Police said Henry Taylor turned himself in on Wednesday afternoon, five days after his victim died from her injuries.READ MORE: 7 People Shot In Englewood
Taylor is accused of pouring gasoline over a 35-year-old woman and setting her on fire on April 16 on the 10600 block of South Hoxie Avenue.READ MORE: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days
According to published reports, the woman ran to a nearby firehouse, and was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center. She died on May 21.MORE NEWS: Indiana Man Searches For Family Of Little Girl Seen In Film That Dates Back More Than 80 Years
Taylor is due to appear in court Friday afternoon.