Man Accused of Trying to Set Wife on Fire
POSTED: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 - 7:45am
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:24pm
A Las Cruces man was arrested by police after attacking his wife.
Investigators say Luis Cobarrubia poured lighter fluid on the bed sheets covering his wife and tried to set her on fire.
When his attempts were unsuccessful, police say Cobarrubia threw a box cutter knife at her.
He is charged with two felony counts of aggravated assault.