Verdict in for trial of accused hitman

Crime

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE)- Developing news in the trial of an accused hitman for a Mexican cartel. Jamie Veleta was found guilty in the 2009 murder of Danny Baca.

Prosecutors said he shot Baca 22 times before burning his body and leaving it on Pajarito Mesa. Veleta was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping and tampering with evidence.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Video Forecast

Connor's Sunday Evening Forecast

Thumbnail for the video titled "Connor's Sunday Evening Forecast"
More Weather Video Forecast

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

The Series Ep2: Social Pressure ➞