Both are in serious condition
The 32-year-old man from Galatone, in the province of Lecce, set himself on fire this afternoon in front of the entrance to the ‘Perrino’ hospital in Brindisi, who first stabbed his wife on Monday, then poured alcohol on his face and hair and finally set the fire. His wife is hospitalized in serious condition in the specialized ward of the hospital with third-degree burns covering an area of 30% (upper part of the body including head and face). The patient is followed by intensive care doctors in collaboration with the Burn Center.
The 32-year-old, who has not been heard from since Monday and was wanted by the police, has attempted to enter through the main entrance, but the security guards stopped him. He got back in the car, grabbed a bottle and set himself on fire. The vigilance used fire extinguishers, one of them got burned. The man, on the other hand, was first taken to the emergency room and then also to intensive care. Carabinieri and police attended the scene.