Man Who Died From Severe Burns May Have Tried to Commit Suicide

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - New information on a man found badly burned in Midland.

We're learning that he may have committed suicide by setting himself on fire.

Two weeks ago, police discovered the man on east Industrial and east Missouri.

Over 90 percent of his body had been burned.

That man was taken to Midland Memorial Hospital and was later airlifted to a Lubbock hospital where he later died.

Police do believe the man tried to kill himself possibly by lighting himself on fire.