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Man Who Lit Girlfriend on Fire Sentenced to 15 Years

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A Santa Ana man who set his girlfriend on fire during a fight has been sentened to 15 years in prison, reports CBS Los Angeles.

Constantino Monterrosas Gamez, 39, plead guilty last week to attempted murder, making criminal threats, false imprisonment and great bodily injury.

While driving with his then-girlfriend, 23-year-old Jessica Munoz, on July 15, the two got into a fight. Still sitting behind the wheel, Gamez grabbed a can of gasoline and doused Munoz with it, then lit her on fire with a cigarette lighter. She was able to jump out of the car and roll to safety.