Tag: New Mexico

Albuquerque Cop Trial Results in Mistrial in Shooting Death of Homeless Man

Albuquerque Cop Trial Results in Mistrial in Shooting Death of Homeless Man

Three jurors voted to convict two Albuquerque cops on second-degree murder charges today in the shooting death of a mentally ill homeless man. But nine jurors voted to acquit the cops, resulting in a mistrial. Now it's up to Special Prosecutor Randi McGinn to determine whether to r ...
No DNA or Fingerprints on Gun Used to Justify New Mexico Police Shooting Death of 19-year-old Woman

No DNA or Fingerprints on Gun Used to Justify New Mexico Police Shooting Death of 19-year-old Woman

Albuquerque police officer Jeremy Dear - whose body camera was unplugged when he killed a woman in 2014 – claimed he was in fear for his life because she had pointed a gun at him. Now newly surfaced evidence shows Mary Hawkes' fingerprints or DNA was never on the gun, which Albuquerqu ...