DES MOINES, Iowa —
Des Moines police say a man who lit himself on fire at a public library Tuesday has died.
The incident occurred just before 2 p.m. at the downtown Des Moines Library at 1000 Grand Ave.
Library staff used a fire extinguisher and put out the flames. He was transported to Methodist Hospital for emergency care, and later airlifted to the University of Iowa Hospitals Burn Unit in Iowa City for specialized care. More HERE