Cops: Bet Led Man to Set Head on Fire

By: CNN Email
By: CNN Email

A Georgia man spent the weekend in critical condition after letting his friends set his face on fire. CNN reports it was all part of a bar bet.

36-year-old William Bonner was at an Augusta bar last Thursday with friends. Suddenly, his head become engulfed in flames.
Investigators say before lighting the fire, friends doused Bonner's head with rum.

Officials were stunned by what happened.
Bonner suffered second-degree burns on his face and head.
He told the news station he doesn't remember what happened.
He says he hopes no else does something-- quote-- "as stupid as this."

The sheriff's office says it doesn't plan to file any charges in the case.


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