ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A man who is suspected of helping his girlfriend plan the murder of her ex-boyfriend in 2022 will begin his trial soon.

Derrik Bonner, along with Maria Acosta, is accused of breaking into David Salazar’s apartment last August and killing him.

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Bonner’s trial will start Monday morning at 8:30. He is charged with murder and aggravated battery, along with other charges.

As for Acosta, a judge sentenced her to 18 months.