Man acquitted in 2017 murder

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A jury has acquitted a man accused of fatally shooting a woman after a break-in. Investigators said in 2017, Morgan Quarles III and another man went to a home to pick up a car and force their way in.


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When Janet Medina refused to hand over the keys, police said Quarles shot Medina in the street and killed her. Quarles was charged with first-degree murder but after an eight-day trial, the jury found him not guilty.

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