Former BCSO firefighter found not guilty of murder

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A jury has acquitted a former Bernalillo County firefighter accused of murdering his father.

Joseph Armenta was accused of hitting his 85-year-old father, Jose, in the ribs during an argument in their South Valley home. Jose later died.

Armenta was charged with second-degree murder, but a jury found him not guilty.

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