Two years and eight months after the dismembered remains of Patsy Trujillo were discovered in a field in rural Mora County, state police have charged her live-in boyfriend with her murder.
Dennis Escovedo, 56, was arrested and booked into the Santa Fe County Detention Center on Tuesday. He is being held in custody in lieu of a $1 million bond.
Escovedo has been charged with second-degree murder, tampering with evidence, a third-degree felony, and two counts of fourth-degree unlawful withdrawal from a financial institution.
If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Las Vegas Optic, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.
Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.