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Police: Attempted Murder Suspect Lights Himself on Fire

A man wanted for attempted homicide in Pennsylvania was arrested in the Village of Horseheads early Friday morning after police say he tried to set himself on fire in his vehicle after being pulled over for speeding.

Chemung County Sheriff's say when the officer returned to his vehicle to process the ticket 31-year-old Darren Desruisseaux locked himself in the vehicle and set himself on fire.

After extinguishing the blaze police took Desruisseaux into custody. He was transported to Arnot Ogden Medical Center and later taken to Strong Memorial in Rochester.