Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Boyfriend Arrested in Woman's Death.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Jeff Jones Journal Staff Writer

44-Year-Old Dies Day After Hospital Visit for Head Injury

Lorraine Gallegos was treated and released from an Albuquerque hospital Sunday night after her boyfriend reported she had fallen and hit her head against a cabinet, city police said.

But the next day, the 44-year-old woman was found dead. And police said the boyfriend, Eric Larson, is now charged with murder.

A criminal complaint filed Tuesday against the 38-year-old Larson in Metropolitan Court said Gallegos was taken to Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital on Sunday night. It added that she may not have gotten an X-ray or other tests before being released into the care of Larson. …

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