A Bethalto man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly tried to light his neighbor on fire.  34 year old Michael R. Euler of the 500 block of Strohbeck Lane was taken into custody following the Thursday incident and is being held in the Madison County Jail.

Authorities say the intended female victim was not injured, although other details about the incident have not been released including why Euler allegedly committed the crime.  Bond has been set at a half million dollars.

 

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