Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Las Vegas Couple Found Dead; Suspect Held.

Byline: Jennifer McKee Journal Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS, N.M. A Las Vegas couple was shot to death early Sunday morning and police said they are holding a suspect in connection with the slayings.

Las Vegas Police Chief Albert Mares said police arrived at a double-wide trailer home on the 2200 block of Old National Road around 5 a.m. Sunday after receiving a report of a burglary.

Inside, officers found a 19-year-old man holding a toddler. The man told them the owners of the house had been killed.

In a bedroom, police found a 29-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman dead in a bed. Both had been shot once in the back of the head, Mares said.

By 6 p. …

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