Family members said Marco Brown, 31, got into a fight in the parking lot of their apartment complex. They said the couple had problems in the past and had been separated for one month.
"I'm just trying to ask myself what brought this on. Why did it escalate like that, and you know get so far?" mother Yvonne Brown said. "I don't know, you know? I just don't know."Police said the man poured gasoline on his wife, tried to set her on fire, choked her and repeatedly punched her in the face. The woman survived with cuts, bruises, and scratches on her head and face.The man was charged with attempted murder and aggravated domestic battery.
She's lucky she lived.