Portland woman accused of pouring hot grease on boyfriend

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by Associated Press

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Posted on July 5, 2014 at 11:03 AM

PORTLAND - A 29-year-old Portland woman is in jail, accused of pouring hot grease over her boyfriend while he was sleeping.

Police Sgt. Pete Simpson says the 54-year-old boyfriend suffered serious burns to his face, chest and hands. He was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were serious but not life-threatening.

Shiree Franklin was booked into the Multnomah County Jail Friday on one count of first-degree domestic violence assault. Bail is set at $250,000.

Police were called to the North Portland home at about 2:45 am. Friday.

Simpson says detectives don't yet know a motive.

Franklin is set to be arraigned Monday.

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