Woman Who Claimed Hate Attack Set Herself on Fire, Police Say

Woman Who Claimed Hate Attack Set Herself on Fire, Police Say

October 24, 2012 Updated Oct 24, 2012 at 12:36 PM EDT

A bizarre story from Louisiana.

According to a report from the Shreveport (La.) Times, police said the 20-year-old Louisiana woman who claimed she has been set on fire in a racially motivated attack fabricated the story. The woman is in critical condition at a hospital with serious burns on 60 percent of her body, according to the Shreveport Times report.

Read the Shreveport Times report HERE.

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