Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire Near White House

(Washington, DC) — A man who set himself on fire near the White House on Wednesday is dead. The National Park Service says the man who lit himself on fire on the Ellipse a little before 12:30 p.m. died Wednesday evening at a DC hospital. The Park Service has identified the man as 33-year-old Arnav Gupta, from Bethesda, Maryland. Montgomery County police say he had been reported missing. DC Police are working to try and find a motive.

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