Optic and wire reports
Murder suspect death a suicide
The Albuquerque man who allegedly gunned down his neighbor and then fled to Mora County where he rammed his vehicle into a parked Mora County sheriff’s unit on Feb. 7 committed suicide, according to state police.
Wesley Brannon, 44, died of a gunshot wound, though authorities initially weren’t sure if he was killed by police or if he committed suicide.
“It was a self-inflicted gunshot wound,” Lt. Robert McDonald told the Optic.