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Augusta man sought after wife set afire

Friday, Aug 22, 2014 4:27 PM
Last updated Monday, Aug 25, 2014 7:59 PM
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Police are seeking a man they say set his wife on fire Friday morning.

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Richmond County sheriff’s deputies are releasing few details on 39-year-old Cynthia Jones or her injuries but said she is hospitalized and is stable.

Ronnie Lee Jones, 31, is wanted on charges of aggravated assault, according to a news release.

Police said they were called to McGruder’s Auto, 1901 15th St., about 2:30 a.m. after the woman was doused with gasoline and set afire.

Police said they don’t know where Ronnie Jones is, only that he was living at the 15th Street auto shop. They said he could have injuries to his hands or feet from the fire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Investigator Darrell Turner or any on-duty violent-crimes investigator at (706) 821-1020 or 821-1080.

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corgimom
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corgimom 08/22/14 - 03:46 pm
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He just got arrested for

He just got arrested for assault in July.

That poor, poor woman.

corgimom
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corgimom 08/22/14 - 03:50 pm
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He just got arrested in May

He just got arrested in May in Atlanta, too.

He's a convicted felon (big surprise, NOT) and should've been locked up before this.

flipa1
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flipa1 08/22/14 - 04:17 pm
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If you know where this

If you know where this firebomber might be please call the RCSO, Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS, or TEXT/EMAIL your tips to TIPS@AugustaCrimeStoppers.org. Where you remain anonymous and un-burnt...

cush1944
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cush1944 08/22/14 - 04:28 pm
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Another one created by the

Another one created by the Great Society, the democrats, liberals and black leaders. There are millions more just like him, thanks Great Society, the democrats, liberals and black leaders.

Stunned 2
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Stunned 2 08/22/14 - 04:53 pm
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Praying for Cynthia Jones. Burns are extremely painful.

Please keep us posted on the search for this horrible man. He is a danger to all of us

corgimom
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corgimom 08/22/14 - 05:18 pm
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So, cush, you think nobody

So, cush, you think nobody ever did this before 1964?

Because I know different.

And you know that millions of people set other people on fire?

How do you know this, cush1944?

corgimom
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corgimom 08/22/14 - 05:24 pm
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Cush1944, back in April of

Cush1944, back in April of 1914 (AC, 4/16/1914) a white man, Tom Swearingen, was arrested for pouring oil over 3 beds in his house and setting his house on fire. Earlier, he had poured kerosene oil in his daughter's bed and tried to set her on fire.

Whose fault was that, Cush1944?

How about the idea that evil has existed since the beginning of man, and it has nothing to do with a President, leaders, or the color of somebody's skin?

historylover
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historylover 08/22/14 - 05:25 pm
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cush1944

Aren't you getting tired of posting the same old line day after day? It doesn't change one single thing. Maybe some agree with you but they're not showing you the love on here. I for one think your comment is wrong and very bigoted. There I said it! Happy?

Pops
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Pops 08/22/14 - 05:42 pm
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This whole thing is a shame.....

he was just turning his life around, I bet.......

cush1944
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cush1944 08/22/14 - 05:48 pm
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"Aren't you getting tired of

"Aren't you getting tired of posting the same old line day after day?"
history, posting the truth is not tiring. What is tiring is the lies by left, the end justifies the means.

cush1944
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cush1944 08/22/14 - 05:51 pm
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"So, cush, you think nobody

"So, cush, you think nobody ever did this before 1964?"
corigmom, I am not going to waste my time explaining it to you because you will never understand.

cush1944
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cush1944 08/22/14 - 05:57 pm
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" I for one think your

" I for one think your comment is wrong and very bigoted.'
history, I for one am not surprised that you would see it that way but I don't care. I don't waste my arguing with closed mind liberals.

happychimer
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happychimer 08/22/14 - 06:08 pm
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And I don't waste my time

And I don't waste my time arguing with closed minded right wing repubs.

happychimer
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happychimer 08/22/14 - 06:11 pm
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When Jones is captured I hope

When Jones is captured I hope he spends a long time in prison.

fatboyhog
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fatboyhog 08/22/14 - 07:09 pm
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There is only one appropriate punishment

Execution. I've said it before and I'll say it again; criminal vermin like this do not need to walk among us and they do not deserve to breathe the same air as us. He's had more than his fair share of chances. He struck out in the game of life so he no longer deserves to play the game of life.

jimmymac
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jimmymac 08/22/14 - 07:34 pm
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Punishment
Unpublished

Nothing the courts could do would equal the pain an differing that poor woman is enduring. Maybe he could be burned at the stake so he'd feel her pain. Hanging him would be too quick.

whyme
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whyme 08/22/14 - 09:05 pm
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prayers for the victim

Offering prayers for the healing-not only physical but surely emotional-of this young lady. Meanwhile, it really is tacky of corgimom and cush1944 to turn this tragedy into an opportunity to debate one another. It's not about you two, it's about this woman and the tragedy. Take it outside.

JRC2024
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JRC2024 08/22/14 - 09:10 pm
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Amen fatboyhog. He should

Amen fatboyhog. He should never ever have the chance to do this again to any one or any animal other than himself.

myfather15
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myfather15 08/22/14 - 10:33 pm
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"And I don't waste my time

"And I don't waste my time arguing with closed minded right wing repubs."

And some people spend their time spreading untruths!! To each his own I suppose!!

BTW; I'm still waiting for that link where you got the information Michael Brown paid for the cigars; as you didn't report it as possible, but as FACT!!

Young Fred
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Young Fred 08/23/14 - 03:09 am
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I'm wondering

if his mom is the Texas lady who "stabbed" her boyfriend with a high-heel shoe a few months back?

Chances are he come from a long (very long) line of family who are - let's say,not your "model" citizens.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/23/14 - 04:47 am
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Now Hold on there☺

We must remember somewhere, some mother is saying to a TV camera crews.

He's my baby, he'd never do this.☻

nocnoc
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nocnoc 08/23/14 - 04:56 am
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The Practice of Sati

Look it up

It dates back 2000+ years

geecheeriverman
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geecheeriverman 08/23/14 - 05:05 am
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Liberals

Consider me a closed minded right wing repub. Our beloved USofA is going to hell being run by close minded left wing democratic liberals. I fly the Stars and Stripes every day. I still get goose bumps when I hear The National Anthem. I thank and shake the hand of every uniformed service member I see. I pray for our nation every day. I pray for Peace every day. I am proud to be an American. If this is the definition of a close minded right winged republican, I will wear the label with PRIDE and DIGNITY and HONOR!

cush1944
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cush1944 08/23/14 - 06:39 am
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" And I don't waste my time

" And I don't waste my time arguing with closed minded right wing repubs."
history, once again you don't know what you are talking about. I am NOT a 'repub'. I am forced to vote for the 'repub' most of the time because the Marxists, communists and hippies from 60s & 70s are running the democrat party.

cush1944
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cush1944 08/23/14 - 06:44 am
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" And some people spend their

" And some people spend their time spreading untruths!! To each his own I suppose!!"
myfather, the liberals have been trained that the end justifies the means so the truth means nothing to them.

JRC2024
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JRC2024 08/23/14 - 07:08 am
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I am sure there are some that

I am sure there are some that think being liberal is the way but it is not my way. Conservatism and hard work is the only way this country can get back on a firm financial footing and quit borrowing money to give to others who did not earn it and to other countries that take us for granted. I guess I am closed minded about all the giveaways. It has ruined alot of people where they believe what is right is wrong and what is wrong is right.

KSL
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KSL 08/23/14 - 09:43 am
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Criminal Intent SVU - rerun

Criminal Intent SVU - rerun the same day of man dousing woman with gas and setting her on fire.

historylover
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historylover 08/23/14 - 02:01 pm
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Cush1944

Uhhh, I didn't post that comment you attributed to me! Check it out. That would be happy chimer.

Geecheeriverman: Our beloved USofA is going to hell being run by close minded RIGHTWING REPUBLICAN CONSERVATIVES. I fly the Stars and Stripes every day. I still get goose bumps when I hear The National Anthem. I thank and shake the hand of every uniformed service member I see. I pray for our nation every day. I pray for Peace every day. I am proud to be an American. If this is the definition of a close minded LEFT winged LIBERAL DEMOCRAT, I will wear the label with PRIDE and DIGNITY and HONOR!

happychimer
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happychimer 08/23/14 - 02:22 pm
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This is for all of you who

This is for all of you who continue to slander democrats and liberals and anyone who does not follow your politics. This is my country too. You are not the only ones who pray for our country everyday, salute our flag, and get goose bumps hearing the National Anthem. You are not the only ones who have served this country in the military either. You think your way is the only way. If you know so much, then why are you on Augusta Chronicle everyday complaining about things you can't do a thing about? You just think you know everything. Same as most teenagers. They think they know everything.

happychimer
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happychimer 08/23/14 - 02:24 pm
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historylover hahaha. Yep you

historylover hahaha. Yep you got that right!

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