SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A man wanted for the 2005 murder of a sleeping 10-year-old boy picked the wrong time to write to New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, who’s a former prosecutor.
The governor and other New Mexico officials announced Tuesday that 32-year-old Noe Torres had been arrested last week by authorities in Mexico after a personal appeal for help to the governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
Torres has been on the lam since the boy was shot in the head while sleeping in his bedroom in the eastern New Mexico community of Clovis in September 2005.
Torres sent a rambling letter to Martinez that arrived in the governor’s office on Jan. 18. He professed his innocence and Login to read more