Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Romero Case Facts Changing.

Byline: S.U. Mahesh Journal Staff Writer

Police Now Believe Boy Was Last Seen Near Home

As investigators spent a second consecutive day searching the Santa Fe County landfill for the body of Robert Romero, police said they now believe the 7-year-old was last seen before his June disappearance either in or near his family's home.

"We no longer believe the last place he was seen was coming from a friend's house," Santa Fe Police Deputy Chief Beverly Lennen said Wednesday. "We believe the last place he was seen before he disappeared was in or near or close to the family home."

The deputy chief declined to elaborate on the reasons behind that belief. …

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