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Spokane Police Arrest Man For Burning His Wife

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested 45-year-old Ronald M. Pritchet for 2nd degree assault after he threw a pot of hot oil on his wife. The victim was seen at a local hospital for extensive burns while Pritchet was booked into jail.

Spokane Police patrol officers contacted the victim at her home, yesterday around 1pm. She told offices that the night before, she and Pritchet were arguing. While making a pan of chicken and bacon, Pritchet became angry and threw the pan at her.  He then refused to allow her to seek medical attention or call for help. 

 The following day, once Pritchet left the home, the victim was able to call 911 for help. She was transported to a local hospital for burns covering her face, back and right part of her body. She also had two black eyes and bruises all over her body.

Officers returned to the residence later that night, and arrested him for assault 2nd degree.

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