Matthew Paul Schofield reached under a toilet cubicle during an office Christmas party and lit colleague Gareth MacFadyen’s Hawaiian skirt on fire. MacFadyen was killed and his girlfriend was seriously burned by the “prank.” A judge sent Schofield to jail for two years and told him: “I believe you were drunk and out of control.”
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