Cecilia E. Casals

 

 

 

Age: 42

 

Summary: Florida woman who suffered from third-degree burns over 75 percent of her body after she covered herself with flammable liquid and set herself ablaze in an apparent suicide attempt at a Miami shopping mall on August 13, who was on fire for nearly three minutes as she walked around the mall until bystanders doused her with a fire extinguisher, and who had a history of mental illness and drug trafficking charges, according to court records.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from third-degree burns

 

Born: December 10, 1966

 

Died: August 18, 2009

 

Location: Miami, Florida