THE MURDERER(S) OF
On Friday, June 16,
1995, at approximately 2:34 p.m., Albuquerque, NM Police Department (APD) officers were
dispatched to 1101 Madeira Drive SE, apartment #229, in reference to a suspicious
death. The residence of Jerry Lueras is a three story apartment complex, located in
a middle class neighborhood in the city of Albuquerque. The apartment is located on
the second level of the complex. There is an alley and parking area behind the
complex. Lueras also lived with a white lesbian.
Upon officers arrival they discovered the nude body of Jerry Lueras
in his bedroom. Jerry Lueras was lying on the floor next to his bed.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Lueras did not show up for
work on Thursday, June 15, 1995 and Friday, June 16, 1995. Lueras' boss called the
manager of Lueras' apartment, who then made the discovery. Several items such as a
stereo, VCR, and televisions were stolen. Other unusual items taken were a picture
of Lueras' Aunt and a glamour photograph of Lueras' sister. Also taken was the meat
that was in Lueras' freezer, sheets, pillows and bedding material.
Jerry Lueras' vehicle was also stolen and recovered at the Albuquerque International
Airport, which is located within a few mile of Lueras' residence.
Jerry Lueras was a 36 year old,
single, Hispanic gay male. Lueras made a living as a hair dresser. Lueras
consumed alcohol on a regular basis and to an extreme. Lueras had a reputation for
frequenting Gay bars.
If you or anyone you know has information about this murder, please
Detective Rich Lewis at 505-256-2050,
Crimestoppers at 505-843-7867, or you can email us.
Any information, no matter how insignificant it seems, may be important!