BREAKING: Man who set himself on fire on White House lawn dies


A MAN who set himself on fire on the White House lawn has died, police have said.

US Park Police confirmed the man had died and identified him as Arnav Gupta of Bethesda, Maryland.

Police spokesman Sgt. Eduardo Delgado said on Wednesday police had not identified a motive.

Delgado said police are working to determine how the man set himself on fire.

The case has been turned over to the DC police department.

Witnesses described in horror seeing the man walking across the White House lawn while on fire.

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