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Cops arrested, Joe Macias, 63, this previous Wednesday after he received into an argument along with his spouse and allegedly doused her with gasoline, the Albuquerque Journal reported.
Macias threw fuel on his spouse and their cellular dwelling, police stated.
The spouse informed officers Macias pulled out a cigarette and tried to gentle it a number of occasions however was unsuccessful as a result of gasoline received on the lighter.
Police stated officers later discovered Macias strolling down the road sporting gasoline-soaked garments. Officers additionally found the lady, together with her hair and pajamas soaked in gasoline, on the ground inside a close-by trailer.
Macias was charged with tried murder, kidnapping and aggravated battery towards a family member.
It wasn’t instantly clear if he had an lawyer who might communicate on his behalf.
The Related Press contributed to this report.