Suspect arrested in 2020 murder

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Bernalillo County deputies have made an arrest in a murder that took place more than a year ago. Deputies say they found Raymond Lovato shot to death at a house near 2nd and Paseo Del Norte. Recently, Jesus Javier Torres Jr. was charged with an open county of murder.


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Deputies were able to ping Torres’ cell phone as being at Lovato’s house at the time of the homicide. They also say Lovato’s ex-girlfriend told them Lovato was upset because she went to California with Torres.

A judge ordered Torres to be held behind bars until trial.

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