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Cops: New York man threw gas on wife and set her on fire, killing her

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Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her. Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -

Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her.
    
Police in Schenectady say a fire was reported Saturday morning at the home of Elizabeth Gonzales and Antonio Bargallo. A neighbor awoken by her screams used a blanket to put out the flames on her burning clothes.
    
Officials say the 48-year-old Gonzales told police her husband threw gas on her and set her ablaze. She was airlifted to a hospital, where she died Sunday morning.
    
The current charges against the 69-year-old Bargallo include attempted murder. Police say the charge likely will be upgraded to second-degree murder.
    
He's being held in the county jail without bail. It couldn't immediately be determined whether he has a lawyer.

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