Meant to maim, not kill, man says

In court, defendant shows jurors how he set lover afire

Posted: August 27, 2014 at 2:28 a.m.

Matthew Wayne Nichols crouched in front of a Pulaski County jury Tuesday to show how he held his fiancee down, doused the North Little Rock woman with gasoline, then set her on fire with a lighter -- an act that killed her but was not murder, Nichols said.

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