ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department has arrested Geraldine Begay for the murder of a man at an apartment on Madeira Ave. near San Mateo Blvd. According to APD, Begay and the man had gotten into a physical fight just before 11 a.m. Witnesses told police the man lived in an apartment and was friends with Begay.

Witnesses said Begay threw objects at the man and kicked him after he fell to the ground at the door of his apartment. Police said he had a laceration behind his ear and a large bump on his head.

After detaining Begay, officers said she denied getting into a fight with him. After discussing with the District Attorney’s office, Begay was charged with murder, tampering with evidence, and robbery.