Retrial date set for remaining charges against Leland Hust

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A date has been set for a retrial for Leland Hust. Twenty-four-year-old Hust was acquitted on first-degree murder charges in the raping and killing of six-year-old Ariana Jade Romeo in a Rio Rancho home in 2018.


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The jury was deadlocked on the charges of intentional child abuse resulting in death and criminal sexual penetration of a child. He will be retried on those charges in March.

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