Man accused of murdering his mother

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County deputies have arrested a man they say killed his mother. According to a news release from the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a house on Fairfax Dr. near Paradise and Golf Course on Monday morning where they found 72-year-old Virginia Lujan dead.


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Deputies say her son, 38-year-old Robert Lujan, got into a physical altercation with his mother, beating and cutting her. Authorities arrested him at the house.

BCSO reports that Lujan admitted to killing her three times in an interview room after detectives had left. He faces an open count of murder and was booked into the Metropolitan Detention Center.

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