Henderson County NC Man Set on Fire

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HENDERSON COUNTY, NC -- Below is the official statement from the Henderson County NC Sheriff's Office 10/5/2015.

Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest

On Saturday, October 3, 2015 at approximately 4:45pm deputies responded to 58 Stepp Acres Lane in the Edneyville Community after receiving a report of an altercation between two men and one of the men having been doused with gasoline and set on fire.

Investigators responded to the scene and have charged Joseph Charles Wolff, III age 37, of 60 McKinney Drive in Asheville with Assault With a Deadly Weapon, With Intent to Kill, Inflicting Serious Injury.

Wolff is currently incarcerated in the Henderson County Detention Facility under an $80,000.00 secured bond. The victim, was transported by EMS to Mission Hospital and then to Wake Forest Medical for the treatment of burns sustained in the assault. There is no word on his condition at this time.



*Editor's Note: A criminal charge is an accusation, by law, a person accused of a crime is innocent until proven in a court of law.

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