Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

3rd Suspect Held in Homicide.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Katie Burford Journal Staff Writer

A man believed to be connected to the disappearance and presumed death of an Albuquerque woman was arrested Monday, authorities said.

Bill Miller, 50, was the third person to be arrested in connection with the suspected homicide of Girly Hossencofft, whose disappearance was reported by co-workers Sept. 10, 1999.

Hossencofft's former husband, Diazien Hossencofft, was arrested less than a month later in South Carolina. He was indicted on 27 counts, including murder and kidnapping, in connection with the presumed death of his wife, whose body was never found but whose blood was found on clothing, duct tape and a washcloth on a highway near Magdalena. …

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