Virginia woman who poured gasoline on husband, set him on fire sentenced for murder

A Stafford County woman whose husband died after she poured gasoline on him and set him on fire in 2017 has been sentenced to over five decades in prison.

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Lisa Bartosch was charged with first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and arson three years ago.

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Authorities say on May 1, 2017, Lisa reportedly set 51-year-old Scott Bartosch, Jr. on fire at their home in Devonshire. He succumbed to his injuries on May 29, 2017.

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She pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Sept. 2019.