THE MURDERER(S) OF
On Christmas morning, at
approximately 0100 hours (1:00 a.m.), Blanca Morales was standing next to her stove
stirring Menudo, at 915 Walter SE, Apartment C, she was holding her baby in her right arm.
Her boyfriend, Victor Giron, was sitting on the couch against the east wall of the
living room drinking a can of beer. A load explosion was heard (shotgun blast)
coming from the south kitchen window. The baby was struck with the brunt of the
shotgun blast. Blanca Morales was also hit in the face and arm. She yelled to
her boyfriend, Victor, to shut the lights off to avoid getting shot again. In a few
seconds Blanca realized that her baby was shot and Victor ran to one of their friend's
house, Elmer Padilla, who lives on Edith. Padilla drove Victor, Blanca, and the baby
to Presbyterian Hospital. The baby was pronounced dead at 0230 hours (2:30 a.m.)
after efforts to revive the baby failed.
If you or anyone you know has information about this murder we urge you to help. If
you have information leading to the arrest and conviction of the MURDERER(S), you may receive a REWARD from Crimestoppers. You may contact Rich Lewis of the Albuquerque Police Department's Cold Case Unit at 505-924-6095, call Crimestoppers at 505-843-7867, or email us.
Any information about this murder, as insignificant as it seems, may be important!