//New Mexico man, angered by not qualifying for coronavirus examine, tried to set spouse on hearth, police allege

New Mexico man, angered by not qualifying for coronavirus examine, tried to set spouse on hearth, police allege

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A New Mexico man tried to set his disabled spouse on hearth as a result of he was offended he didn’t qualify for a coronavirus-related stimulus examine, police alleged.

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.

Joe Macias was charged with attempted murder, kidnapping and aggravated battery against a household member.

Joe Macias was charged with tried homicide, kidnapping and aggravated battery towards a family member.
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The spouse informed police that Macias had come dwelling round 5 p.m. with a four-pack of beer, “upset as a result of he didn’t qualify for the stimulus check.”

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.

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Macias was charged with tried murder, kidnapping and aggravated battery towards a family member.

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It wasn’t instantly clear if he had an lawyer who might communicate on his behalf.

The Related Press contributed to this report.