Taos Co. woman accused of fatally shooting boyfriend

Crime

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – A northern New Mexico woman is accused of murdering her boyfriend on her birthday. Taos County deputies say 45-year-old Lori Ortega shot and killed Gregorio Lopez in Penasco Tuesday night.


Story continues below:


A criminal compliant states the two had a “volatile relationship.” It also says Lopez went to pick up his belongings at her house on her birthday and wished her a happy birthday but Ortega came out and shot him.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

New Mexico Hourly Forecasts ⟶

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources - Maps

MORE NEWS RESOURCES