Woman Sets Roommate on Fire For Throwing Out Her Food

Imagine coming home after a spirited night on the town. You had a drink or seven, but you managed not to lose your ID or debit card, so things are looking good. On your way back, all you can think about is your carton of leftover spaghetti and meatballs sitting in the fridge waiting to be your hearty 2:30 am snack. You finally get home, shuffle in, and your snack isn’t there. Your roommate has thrown your food out. What do you do? If you’re Tampa resident Melissa Dawn Sellers, you set your roommate on fire.

Keep in mind, Sellers has a criminal history and also: Florida.

Bay News 9 reports that after a night of drinking, 33-year-old Sellers doused her roommate, Carlos Ortiz Jr. with nail polish remover and set him on fire when she realized that Ortiz had thrown out her spaghetti and meatballs.

Ortiz is currently in critical condition and Sellers has been charged with aggravated battery.

To add insult to injury, Ortiz basically took Sellers in after she had been evicted from her previous home. Not to say that Ortiz necessarily should have known better, but hindsight is a motherfucker, ain’t it?

Hopefully Ortiz will have a speedy recovery and can find a slightly saner roommate. One who won’t set him on fire for throwing out her midnight snack.

Image via Shutterstock/margouillat photo. H/T NY Post.

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