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Man allegedly tries to kill girlfriend and mom with fire

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MARSHALLTOWN (KWWL) -

A Marshalltown man tried to kill his girlfriend and her mother by setting them on fire, according to police. 

Officers with the Marshalltown Police Department were called to an apartment on North 4th Street for a domestic disturbance around 1:00 Wednesday morning. 

On their way to the scene, officers received another report of a fire at the same apartment building. 

Police said when officers arrived, they found one woman leaving the building with clothing on fire.

Both the woman and her mother were sent to the hospital for their injuries. 

Their names or conditions are not being released at this time. 

Officers found 24-year-old Esperidion "Eddie" De Los Santos in a car near the scene and arrested him.  

He faces several charges including attempted murder, aggravated domestic abuse and arson.

He is currently in the Marshall County Jail. 

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