TEMPLE HILLS – Detectives from the Prince George's County Police Department have arrested a second person in relation to the attempted murder of a pregnant woman who police said was set on fire inside her apartment by her boyfriend.
Detectives arrested 27-year-old Jonathan Miller, III of the 3200 block of 28th Parkway in Temple Hills and charged him with attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted second-degree murder, first-degree arson, first and second-degree assault charges, reckless endangerment and malicious destruction of property.
On Sept. 8, just after 11:30 a.m., fire/EMS units from the Prince George's County Fire Department, along with patrol units from the county police department, responded to the Addison Chapel Apartment complex in the 1400 block of Elkwood Lane for an apartment fire with a person burned.
When units arrived on the scene they reported smoke showing from a second floor apartment with a woman in front of the building with critical burns to her body.
The victim, who has been identified as Andrea Grinage, was transported to the Washington Hospital Center Burn Unit with burns to 80 percent of her body. Due to her condition she was forced to deliver her baby early.
According to police officials, Ginage told police that her boyfriend, 34-year-old Laquinn Phillips of the District of Columbia, set her on fire.
Upon speaking with detectives, Phillips agreed to turn himself in. With the assistance of the Metropolitan Police Department, Phillips was arrested in the District outside of his home.
Phillips is charged with attempted first and-second degree murder, arson, assault and several additional related charges.
He is being held in Prince George's County Detention Center on a no bond stats.
Ginage still remains in the hospital in serious condition. Her baby is with family members in good condition.