AMHERST, Ohio – A woman is in jail after allegedly beating a man and lighting him on fire inside of a Denny’s restaurant in Amherst.
Amherst police were dispatched to Denny’s on North Leavitt Road around 9:36 a.m. Monday. The initial call claimed that 35-year-old Adelaida Ruth Brown (Torres) of Lorain was beating a man and chasing him around the restaurant. The caller also told police at one point in time she had lit the man on fire.
Upon arrival, Brown and the man had been separated and were in different areas of the restaurant. Police spoke with witnesses at the scene and after seeing the man’s injuries and his burnt clothing, they arrested Brown.