Wife re-indicted for man’s death at NM party

May 2, 2013 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The wife of [auth] a man who was shot and killed at a foreign-exchange student party in Albuquerque has been re-indicted for murder.

KRQE-TV reports ( that Amy Herrera was recently re-indicted by a grand jury for second-degree murder of her husband, 37-year-old Marc Herrera.

According to witnesses, Herrera was heavily intoxicated when he arrived at his Albuquerque home during a party attended by University of New Mexico foreign students in July.

Herrera, an Air Force Major, reportedly told the students to move into another room at gunpoint. He was later found dead from apparent gunshot wound.

Bernalillo County District Attorney Kari Brandenburg says prosecutors had to go back to a grand jury because Herrera’s attorney filed a motion over disputed evidence.

Herrera’s lawyer, Dane Eric Hannum, says his client will claim self-defense.

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