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Women sets herself on fire in Rep. Davis’ Chicago office

Aug 31, 2016

This article originally appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times.

A woman set herself on fire in a suicide attempt Tuesday afternoon at U.S. Rep. Danny K. Davis’ West Side office, authorities said.

About 3 p.m., the 43-year-old woman entered the office at 2746 W. Madison St. She drank hand sanitizer, poured it on herself and set herself on fire in an attempt to kill herself, according to Chicago Police. She suffered burns and was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition.

The 7th District congressman was not in the office at the time, but he said he was on his way back…

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