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    IL - Buffalo Grove, WhtFem self-immolated, Feb'16 - Tiffani Melgar

    Authorities are asking for the publicís help in identifying a woman who died after setting herself on fire Friday afternoon at a gas station in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove, police said. Emergency crews were called about 4:15 p.m. to a fire near the pumps at the Circle K station at 50 W. Lake Cook Road, according to Buffalo Grove police and fire officials. A woman with severe burns across her body was taken to Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, where she died at 11:37 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examinerís office. Witnesses said she had doused her body and clothing in gasoline before intentionally setting herself on fire, police said.

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    Such a horrible story and extremely painful way to end your life. RIP

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    According to the first link she was identified as Tiffani Melgar, 37.

    RIP, Ms. Melgar.

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