New Mexico brothers sentenced for fatal stabbing

News

FRUITLAND, N.M. (KRQE) – Two New Mexico brothers involved in a 2015 fatal stabbing have been sentenced.

Elijah and Michael Shirley killed Brandon Blueeyes after forcing their way into the 30-year-old victim’s home. They stabbed him and his father.

Elijah was sentenced to 10 years. Michael was sentenced to five years.

A third brother, Maynard Shirley also pleaded guilty to being an accessory. He’s scheduled to be sentenced next month.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources

MORE NEWS RESOURCES