NJ man arrested after pouring hot oil on sleeping ex-wife

Posted: 11:02 AM, Apr 05, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-05 11:02:32-04

Police are searching for a man who poured hot oil on his ex-wife.

According to authorities, Byron Stokely, of Irvington, threw the mixture on his ex-wife while she was sleeping in bed on March 29.

Stokley is also accused of stealing the victim’s car and house keys.

The stolen vehicle has been recovered.