Die verdagte, Scott Anthony Massa, 51, allegedly broke a window and dumped a bucket of accelerant into the residence, which ignited and set him ablaze, jakkals 13 of Tampa Bay reported.
Massa allegedly fled the scene and was detained after an officer spotted him at Tampa’s St. Joseph’s Hospital, lui die verslag.
Massa was taken to the burn unit at Tampa General Hospital. As of Sunday night, he remained hospitalized, jakkals 13 berig.
Arson investigators are in the process of determining appropriate charges, according to the Tampa Police Department.
Police say the residence was not set on fire, het die stasie berig. It’s not clear if it was his home.