Woman injured trying to burn homeless man's tent, say police - WMBFNews.com, Myrtle Beach/Florence SC, Weather

Woman injured trying to burn homeless man's tent, say police

Posted: Updated:
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

Police said a man and woman dumped a bottle of gasoline over a homeless camp and tried burning it down with a man inside. 

But during the attack, police said the woman, Jill Naujoks, ended up with some serious burns.

The incident occurred Monday at a camp near Interstate 65 and Trinity Lane.

Naujoks is being treated for second- and third-degree burns after police said she helped set the homeless tent on fire but then fell into the fire.

Police said Naujoks and another man, Roy Morris, bought the gasoline and lit the tent on fire.

The man who was inside the tent at the time was able to escape without being burned.

Morris has been charged with aggravated arson.

Naujoks was admitted to the hospital in serious condition. Morris told police she was involved in the incident.

Police are still investigating.

Copyright 2013 WSMV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Woman injured trying to burn homeless man's tent, say policeMore>>

  • Local NewsLOCAL NEWSMore>>

  • 2 people jump from window to escape Murrells Inlet fire

    2 people jump from window to escape Murrells Inlet fire

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:01 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:01:58 GMT
    MURRELLS INLET, SC (WMBF) - A fire is blazing in Murrells Inlet on Lotus Court, a member of Murrells Inlet/Garden City Fire and Rescue confirmed. Fire crews are on the scene working to put out the fire. InformationMore >>
    A fire is under control at Riverwood Condos complex on Lotus Court in Murrells Inlet, Chief Thompson with Horry County Fire and Rescue confirmed.
    More >>
  • Vigil marks 4 months since Heather Elvis disappeared

    Vigil marks 4 months since Heather Elvis disappeared

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:43:35 GMT
    HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Today marks four months since Heather Elvis was reported missing. The search for the 20 year old launched an aggressive investigation, landing a local couple behind bars accusedMore >>
    Today marks four months since Heather Elvis was reported missing. The search for the 20-year-old launched an aggressive investigation, landing a local couple behind bars.More >>
  • Easter weekend meets Spring Break safety

    Easter weekend meets Spring Break safety

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-04-19 15:43:01 GMT
    Horry County (WMBF)-Easter weekend and both Horry and Georgetown County Schools Spring Break came at the same time. South Carolina Highway Patrol says this is a high traffic weekend. They say they willMore >>
    Horry County (WMBF)-Easter weekend and both Horry and Georgetown County Schools Spring Break came at the same time. South Carolina Highway Patrol says this is a high traffic weekend. They say they willMore >>
Powered by WorldNow

918 Frontage Road East
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 839-9623
news@wmbfnews.com

FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WMBF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.