FBI Investigates Alleged Hate Crime After Black Woman Set on Fire in Louisiana Park
The FBI is investigating allegations of a hate crime after a 20-year-old black woman said she was set on fire by three men who scrawled KKK and a racial slur on her car in Louisiana, the Associated Press reports.
More than half of Sharmeka Moffitt’s body was covered in burns – some third degree – when police responded to her 911 call Sunday night, Louisiana State Police said.
Moffitt was in critical condition late Monday after she said men doused her in flammable liquid and set her on fire at a park, the AP reported.
Police found KKK and a racial slur on her car.
Moffitt said the three men were wearing white hoods or hats, but she couldn’t describe their race, the AP reported.
No suspects have been identified.
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