Kollam : A domestic brawl ended up tragic when the man whose wife doused herself with petrol, flicked the lighter causing severe burns to the woman. She later died at Kottayam medical College Hospital.
The incident took place on April 9.
Konni native Ratheesh accused of causing death of his 26-year-old wife Remya has been arrested by police.
During the altercation some kerosene spilled on their five-year-old son Abhinav too. The child is being treated for burns.