New Mexico man, angered by not qualifying for coronavirus check, tried to set wife on fire, police allege
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Cops arrested, Joe Macias, 63, this previous Wednesday right after he acquired into an argument with his wife and allegedly doused her with gasoline, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
Macias threw gasoline on his wife and their mobile residence, police reported.
The spouse informed officers Macias pulled out a cigarette and tried out to light-weight it various situations but was unsuccessful for the reason that gasoline acquired on the lighter.
Police stated officers later on uncovered Macias walking down the road carrying gasoline-soaked outfits. Officers also uncovered the female, with her hair and pajamas soaked in gasoline, on the ground inside of a close by trailer.
Macias was billed with attempted murder, kidnapping and aggravated battery from a family member.
It wasn’t promptly obvious if he had an lawyer who could discuss on his behalf.
The Related Press contributed to this report.