LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors charged a Los Angeles woman with attempted premeditated murder of an exotic dancer who was doused with flammable liquid and set ablaze outside a club.
The district attorney's office said 27-year-old Rianne Celine Theriault-Odom was also charged Wednesday with mayhem and torture. Prosecutors did not immediately comment on an alleged motive.
The 27-year-old victim remained hospitalized in critical condition, authorities said. They did not release her identity.
Theriault-Odom allegedly exchanged words with the dancer early last Thursday outside the Babes & Beer nightclub, doused her with an accelerant contained in a soda bottle and set her afire.
It was unclear Wednesday whether Theriault-Odom has an attorney.
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