MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas — The young woman accused of setting a Kingwood man on fire and killing him earlier this month is now in custody, court records show.
Houston police previously identified the suspect as 19-year-old Emma Presler.
She was arrested in Hempstead on Thursday and was then transferred to the Montgomery County Jail.
She's been charged with murder in the horrific death of 33-year-old Devin Graham.
Investigators say Presler poured fluid on Graham and set him on fire. He was severely burned and later died at the hospital. A second victim, 26-year-old Karissa Lindros, was also badly burned but she survived.
Firefighters found the victims outside their burning home in the 2000 block of Aspen Glade Drive on August 6.
Before he died, Graham described the woman who set him on fire. Until recently, police only had a vague description of the suspect but further investigation led them to Presler.
They haven't said what the motive was.