Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Records: Woman Choked, Stabbed.(Journal North)

Byline: Andy Lenderman Journal Staff Writer

Brothers Suspected In October Killing

Denise Garduno, choked with a hose, died on a remote ranch in Guadalupe County after a murder suspect called her "a rat," court records say.

The records say the 21-year-old Las Vegas woman told two brothers just before she died on Oct. 12: "Take me home, just take me home."

Instead, she was choked and stabbed and thrown in a well, and her body later was moved to a shallow desert grave, according to a statement one of the brothers gave to police.

Jonathan Urioste, 19, has been charged with an open count of murder and other charges in connection with her death. …

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