A New Mexico man was imprisoned a week ago after he soaked his better half with fuel and attempted to set her ablaze in the light of the fact that he learned he wouldn’t get a coronavirus upgrade check.
The Albuquerque Police Department said that Joe Macias, 63, has been accused of endeavored murder, capturing and bothered battery against a family part, the Albuquerque Journal announced.
Police were called at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday to a trailer park in northeastern Albuquerque where they discovered Macias’ handicapped spouse on the floor, her hair and night robe drenched with fuel.
About the incident
She told police her significant other had gotten back home at around 5 p.m., conveying a four-pack of brew. He was, she stated, “upset since he didn’t fit the bill for the boost check.” He completed the lager, at that point requested his better half’s vehicle keys to get more. She cannot, and he left, yelling, “You’re going to pay dearly!”
He came back with a gas can, pushed his significant other to the floor, and poured gas over her and different pieces of the trailer. At that point, she told police, he pulled out a cigarette and attempted to light it, however, his lighter had gotten wet from the fuel and wouldn’t start.
Police discovered Macias a couple of squares away, his garments absorbed gas.
Macias is being held without bond.