DALLAS The Garland convenience store cashier who was set on fire while being robbed a week ago has died of her injuries.
Nancy Harris, 76, passed away Friday evening at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, where she had remained in critical condition since she was attacked last Sunday morning.
Harris, a grandmother of two, had been an active member of the South Garland community for years.
Matthew Johnson, the man arrested and charged with the crime, is in the Dallas County Jail and charged with criminal attempted capital murder. His bond is currently set at $1,000,000
According to a Garland police news release, detectives will be working with the Dallas District Attorney s office in pursuing a charge of capital murder in the case.
The South Garland High School Student Council was scheduled to hold a car wash fundraiser at the Fina Whip-In where Harris was attacked, at the corner of Broadway and Colonel, on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.