I was astounded at the type of people, no, sub-human people, this boy had the misfortune of staying with for a sleep-over. What kind of people would throw water on a burning carpet and Dr Pepper on a boy who was on fire? ...I can answer that - This was the family of a juvenile delinquent who put perfume on a boy and then lit him on fire. That says a lot.
The next question - What will law enforcement do about this?
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..."He had second- and third-degree burns on his hands, his arm, his chest, his face and his neck," she said.
James told his mother he was sleeping when he was doused with cologne and set on fire.
"I smelt cologne all over me, and the next thing I knew, I felt fire," James told WTVF-TV.
James said he ran to get help and fell down a flight of stairs, landing in front of a group of adults. His clothes and the carpet he was lying on were on fire, he said.
"They grabbed whole lots of water, throwing it on the carpet. Then all they could find for me was Dr Pepper, thrown on me," the boy said.