Washington County Man Accused of Setting Wife on Fire

A Washington County man is accused of dousing his wife in rubbing alcohol and setting her on fire.

Deputies were called to the Franklin Woods Hospital Monday. The woman had second and third degree burns across her head, arms and torso. She was transferred to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Burn Unit.

Investigators say 35-year-old Todd Briggs and his wife had been in an argument. He was booked into the Washington County jail on a $50,000 bond.

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