Woman accused of setting man on fire now charged with murder

Esterrell Simpson, 18, faces a murder charge

May 3, 2013 2:38:46 PM PDT
A woman faces murder charges in the death of a man beaten and set on fire at a west Houston apartment complex back in April.

Police say Esterrell Simpson, 18, is the suspect wearing a backpack in surveillance video first aired last week. Witnesses say Simpson lit Carlos Hernandez, 30, on fire after two other men beat and doused him with gasoline.

Simpson was arrested in Bridge City, Louisiana. The two other suspects in the case are still at large.

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