Kelso man fails to kill wife, self, when he can't get propane to ignite

KELSO, Wash. - That could've been ugly.

Kelso police said a man filled his home with propane in an attempt to kill his wife and himself but couldn't get it to light.

Police said Harry Reynolds, 55, emptied at least five gallons of propane into his home Monday while he was waiting for his wife to get home, then tried to ignite it.

Reynolds' wife escaped and made it to the Kelso Police Department. He was later arrested.