Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Pregnant Lover Target of Alleged Hit.

Byline: Jeff Jones Journal Staff Writer

Undercover Officer Nabs Los Lunas Man and Wife

A Los Lunas man and his wife have been arrested on suspicion of trying to hire an undercover Albuquerque police detective to shoot the man's pregnant girlfriend.

Elfego Castillo, 40, and Elisa Castillo, 24, were arrested Friday night and booked into the Bernalillo County Detention Center on charges of soliciting first-degree murder and conspiring to commit first-degree murder.

Criminal complaints filed against the pair in Metropolitan Court said Albuquerque Police Department narcotics Detective Tom Hernandez phoned Elfego Castillo last week after getting word the Castillos were "looking for someone to kill another person. …

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