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A HORROR video shared on social media claims to show a woman's clothes ablaze after she was allegedly set on fire in an attack in a park last week.

Cops launched an investigation into the videos and the alleged attack on Alyssa Morales, 36, on Friday that has left her with burns on 60 percent of her body.

Video shared to social media allegedly showed her clothes on fireCredit: 6abc
Alyssa Morales suffered burns to 60 percent of her bodyCredit: 6abc
It is unclear if Alyssa Morales was intentionally set on fireCredit: 6abc

Morales was found on fire at Harrowgate Park in the Philadelphia neighborhood of Kensington on Friday around 12:30am.

She is currently in critical condition in a medically-induced coma at Temple University Hospital.

Alyssa has "sustained 2nd and 3rd-degree burns," according to her GoFundMe page.

Alyssa's mother, Lee Ann Morales, told ABC6 Action News that she will remain in the hospital for at least three months.

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The 36-year-old will also need re-hab to learn basic functions again.

Alyssa's mother found out about the incident through social media.

“I watched the first three seconds when I knew it was her and I couldn’t watch anymore,” she told CBS3.

"I feel broken. It's just like I don't know where to go, I don't know how to get up," Lee Ann told ABC6. "She'll never have the face she was born with. Never."

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"They said that’s the hard part when she can look in the mirror and see a different face looking back at her,” Lee Ann said to CBS3.

A witness told police they saw Morales with a man and another woman in an argument before the incident.

"She sees the female that's with them spray some kind of liquid towards the male and the female, and that liquid then is lit on fire," said Chief Inspector Frank Vanore with the Philadelphia Police Department.

Noraida Nunez, a witness told FOX29, "I saw the little - it was like a little spark - and then all the sudden it just went ‘woosh!'."

Nunez then ran to help Alyssa and found her "shaking and screaming." 

Firefighters were called to the park where they had a hard time identifying Alyssa with all the burns.

“She was in too much pain to identify herself when she arrived at the hospital, and was listed as a Jane Doe for two days before her family was able to see her,” Alyssa's GoFundMe page reads.

Chief Vanore said the man on fire ran from the scene. Authorities are hoping to get some leads from people in the area.

The Philadelphia police department told The Sun that the incident is still under investigation and there are no new updates at this time.


Alyssa had been battling a heroin addiction for about 12 years, her mother told ABC6.

“She never hurt anybody, just herself. She’s just an addict, misguided. She went to college and she just fell into that hole, and can’t climb out,” Lee Ann said to CBS3.

"Yesterday was the day that we were supposed to meet, and it would have been the first time that I saw her physically in about four years," Lee Ann said to ABC6.

Lee Ann currently takes care of Alyssa's 7-year-old daughter.

“Tragedy is nothing new for my family, unfortunately,” Kylil Morales, Alyssa’s 29-year-old brother who lives in Florida, told Metro Philadelphia.

“But this is something I refuse to stand for. And if I have to come up there to Philly, I will never stop until I’m the one arrested.”

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Police still don't know if Alyssa was intentionally put on fire and no arrests have been made at this point in time.

If police find out the act was intentional, they said those responsible can be charged with arson, aggravated assault, and reckless endangerment among other serious crimes.