Mom, 2 other people arrested in ‘horrific’ loss of life of teen son
SANTA FE, NM — 3 people today have been arrested in the loss of life of a teenager in New Mexico, which include the boy’s mother, authorities mentioned.
Santa Fe County Sheriff’s officials mentioned investigators acquired confidential info previous Thursday concerning a achievable homicide.
They built a situation more than the weekend and introduced on Monday the arrests of 42-yr-old Wayne Ferguson, 35-yr-old Tracy Ann Pena and 19-yr-old Jordan Anthony Nunez in connection with the loss of life of 13-yr-old Jeremiah Valencia.
Valencia is Pena’s son, in accordance to authorities.
Sheriff’s officials mentioned Nunez life in Hereford, Texas.
Ferguson, Pena and Nunez all are jailed on suspicion of abuse of a child resulting in loss of life, tampering with evidence and conspiracy to dedicate tampering with evidence.
Court docket documents demonstrate the teen was tortured, cruelly confined and abused prior to his loss of life previous November.
District Attorney Marco Serna introduced a assertion late Monday indicating, “I am sickened by this horrific tragedy.”
“I want northern New Mexicans to know this situation is of the best priority and I will do all the things in my electrical power to seek out justice for this innocent child,” he mentioned.