Police in Lawton say a 75-year-old Altus man has died after being set on fire by another man.

Officers say L.C. Stern died Wednesday after suffering burns to more than 90 percent of his body when gas was poured on him and ignited as he sat in his pickup.

Police later arrested 40-year-old Edward Jackson for arson in the case.

Investigators say Stern and Jackson argued and fought because Jackson apparently didn't want a woman to leave with Stern. Police say when Stern got into his truck Jackson poured gas on him and threw a match into the cab.

Stern died later at an Oklahoma City hospital.

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