Middle Tennessee man accused of lighting daughter on fire while she was in wheelchair

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NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A Giles County man has been charged with setting fire to a home that burned his own daughter.

According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), 41-year-old Timothy Shane Medley is believed to have started a fire at a Pulaski home on the 400 block of Jones Street on May 21st.

The TBI says Medley used an accelerant and set his daughter's wheelchair on fire while she was in it. His daughter was transported to the Vanderbilt Burn Center for treatment of her injuries.

Medley has been indicted for aggravated assault, abuse of an adult, reckless endangerment, and burning personal property. He was booked into the Giles County Jail on $22,000 bond.

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