Santa Fe man suspected of murdering daughter’s boyfriend

Crime
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An 80-year-old man is facing first-degree murder charges. 

According to a criminal complaint, Thomas Trujillo was found dead Saturday morning inside Ben Martinez’s Santa Fe home. 

Trujillo was dating Martinez’s daughter. 

Witnesses say the two had been drinking together the night before, but Martinez didn’t give any explanation for what happened. 

Santa Fe County deputies say there waws no evidence of a fight. 

Martinez is being held on a $10,000 bond. 

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