By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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.

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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.

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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.

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Taylor is due to appear in court Friday afternoon.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff