Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man Charged In Case of Dec. Body.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Journal Staff Report


Albuquerque police have charged a man with killing another man they originally believed may have been the victim of a car accident.

Evett Irving, 32, was charged with an open count of murder, robbery and tampering with evidence, Metropolitan Court records said.

On Dec. 23, police found the body of Dirk Norman Smith near the Unser/Interstate 40 ramp, records said. It appeared Smith had been the victim of an accident, records said, but investigators determined his injuries were not the result of being struck by a vehicle.

Raylene Logan, who told police she was in a car with Smith and Irving on Dec. …

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