Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Missing Woman's Body Found.(New Mexico & The West)

Byline: Guillermo Contreras Journal Staff Writer

Second Suspect Arrested In Double-Homicide Case

The body of a woman sought by police investigating an apparent double-homicide case was found in an Albuquerque dump on Saturday.

Detectives working the case also arrested a second man Friday and obtained an arrest warrant for a third, according to Albuquerque police Lt. Larry Sonntag.

The woman's identity had not been confirmed Saturday, but she is believed to be 26-year-old Joy Stahnke, the girlfriend of John Sacotte, 29. Sacotte's body was found last week in the trunk of Stahnke's 1996 Kia Sephia, which was abandoned south of Eubank SE.

Police had been looking for Stahnke at the Cerro Colorado Landfill after learning that her body was thrown in a trash bin. …

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