Jessica Cameron

Robert Kirkham, Buffalo News

A jury late Friday afternoon found Jonathan White guilty of attempted murder and assault in a case which shocked Western New Yorkers, the dousing and setting aflame of his former girlfriend, Jessica Cameron, last December outside her workplace.

Thomas O'Neil-White

Taking the stand for his murder trial Thursday afternoon, Johnathon White said his motive was to kill himself on Dec. 17, 2018. White was charged with murder in the second degree for pouring gasoline on ex-girlfriend Jessica Cameron and lighting her on fire, according to prosecutors.

The Erie County District Attorney's Office has charged a City of Tonawanda man with attempted murder and assault after allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend on fire last month.