ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Police say the man found dead in the trunk of a car begged his killers to let him live.
New details were released Sunday in the gruesome plot where two young women confessed to stabbing a man to death and how they planned to get rid of his body.
This criminal complaint outlines some candid confessions from each of the three young girls involved in the murder of 51-year-old Maurice Gonzales.
The complaint states 20-year-old Ashlee Gurule along with 18-year-old Jennifer McKee told police they were "tired of being homeless and decided they needed a car."
Mckee told detectives they offered Gonzales sex and pre-planned to murder him for his car.
Julia Martinez, 16, told police she knew about the plot, but did not want to be involved so they dropped her off at a nearby McDonalds.
That's when McKee and Gurule allegedly went inside the victim's northeast Albuquerque home and stabbed him multiple times as he pled for his life.
Police say the women also tried to suffocate him, then continued stabbing Gonzales until he died.
At that point Gurule and McKee say they took Gonzales' car picked up the 16-year-old and planned to dump the body and burn it.
As the trio headed to Los Lunas, an officer tried to stop their car on I-25 Friday for driving too slow.
After a high speed chase, the car crashed and the three young women each confessed about a murder that just took place.
"You do have a body that was secured in the trunk and you have other personal effects that were also in the trunk, obviously when an officer sees a deceased subject or a body in a vehicle that's going to get their attention immediately," Sgt. Emmanuel Gutierrez said.
Gurule told detectives she wanted to kill Gonzales for taking advantage of them in the past, but says she believed what they did was wrong.
Mckee and Gurule are both charged with murder.
Martinez is charged with conspiracy.
Police say the 16-year-old had a cell phone and checked on the other two periodically as the crime took place.
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