Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Suspect in Killing Says He Has Alibi.(Journal North)

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

A Cerrillos man accused of killing his girlfriend in March has an alibi -- he was at a friend's residence with several other people at the suspected time of the woman's death, according to his attorney.

Ruben Sandoval, 39, of Cerrillos, phoned 911 in March to report finding his girlfriend Kaylynn Brown dead of a gunshot wound in his home.

On June 12, detectives charged Sandoval with an open count of murder in her homicide. According to court testimony Monday, Brown was shot in the back.

Blood-spatter analysis of clothing Sandoval was wearing the night of Brown's death indicated he was in "close proximity" to her when she was shot, according to the affidavit for the arrest warrant. …

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