Woman Set On Fire, Child Kidnapped, Boyfriend Facing Charges

(Olive Branch, MS) — An Olive Branch woman is in a Memphis burn center after police say her boyfriend set her on fire yesterday. She’s listed in critical condition. Jeremy Manning was arrested after he kidnapped the woman’s three-year-old niece and drove to Memphis where he pulled up to a police officer and threatened to harm the girl if he wasn’t allowed to make a phone call. Police say Manning released the girl in Memphis then drove back to Olive Branch with officers in pursuit, crashed into a couple of Memphis police cars slightly injuring those officers, and put up a fight before finally being arrested.