MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The man accused of leading police on chase through two cities after setting a woman on fire and threatening to kill her niece was assigned a public defender on Monday.
Manning is reported to have been under the influence of Heroin when he set his girlfriend on fire and threatened to kill the 3-year-old child.
He then led Olive Branch Police and Memphis Police on a chase through the two cities before arriving at home on Tacoma Place in Olive Branch.
Manning will attend face a judge again on Aug. 27. His bond is set at $1.3 million.