Arrest made in March motel homicide

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Homicide detectives with the Albuquerque Police Department have made an arrest in the March 2021 murder of 29-year-old Dylan Spiess. APD reports Spiess was killed at an east Central motel on March 23, 2021.

Authorities say detectives used video surveillance from the American Inn to identify 18-year-old Yonnis Abreau. APD states the video allegedly shows Abreau with a handgun immediately after the fatal shooting of Spiess.

Abreau was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center and has been charged with an open count of murder.

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