Suspect arrested in car fire that severely burned woman in Savannah

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department arrested a suspect in connection to a car fire that severely burned a woman last week.

Savannah Police said officials arrested 57-year-old Barry Wright Wednesday morning on 63rd Street. He is charged with Aggravated Battery. This comes after police searched his home on Habersham Street on July 4.

Officials have also identified the victim as 56-year-old Catherine Glyn-Jones.

Glyn-Jones was stopped at a red light on July 2 when her car burst into flames. She suffered severe burns on 50% of her body and was transported to Augusta Burn Center, where she is currently being treated. Her condition is unknown at this time.

News 3 will have updates as this story develops.

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