Man who set himself on fire dies in hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police have confirmed the man who set himself on fire Monday outside Columbus City Hall has died.

Police say they believe he was attempting suicide.

According to police, several 911 calls were received Monday describing a scene where someone set himself on fire.

The 58-year-old man was taken to OSU’s Wexner Medical Center in critical condition. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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