Three Teens Arrested in Double Murder of Homeless Men

Mike Anderson, KOB 4, July 20, 2014

Albuquerque police have arrested three teens in the murder of two homeless men sleeping in a field on the city’s Westside.

Alex Rios, 18, Nathaniel Carrillo, 16, and Gilbert Tafoya, 15, have all been charged in the murders of two men sleeping in a vacant lot on 60th Street at Central.

In the criminal complaint, police said the teens admitted to killing the two men and injuring one other after coming home from a party Friday night.

The complaint says they admitted to using bricks, sticks and a metal fence pole on the victims.

Police said the men were beaten so badly, they have not yet been identified.

According to police, the teens also admitted that they had been randomly attacking homeless people throughout the city for the past year and that they had attacked at least 50 people just in the last couple of months.


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  • They were just playing the “game” of Nocaut Rey.

    • Oil Can Harry

      They’re just romantic DREAMers doing the (hit) jobs Americans refuse to do.

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Nothing to see here, folks. Just another example of those Hispanic “family values” the politicians are always going on about. More Hispanic cultural enrichment means more mestizo social dysfunction and urban decay in America’s concrete jungles.

    • ZeitTrash

      More of Karl Rove’s and Dubya’s “natural conservatives.”

  • JackKrak

    Not much difference between New Mexico and Mexico Mexico anymore.

  • MekongDelta69

    We need to have ‘compassion’ for these brown chilluns, who are simply crossing the border to get away from violence.

    Oh wait…


  • Luca

    They just can’t seem to get rid of that “Human Sacrifice” gene that was so prominent centuries ago.

  • dd121

    Were they attacking white bums? Why does AR have concerns about this? Okay the perps were hispanics. Maybe their mothers didn’t smile at them enough.

    • Ograf

      Calling the victims bums just encourages punks like that to devalue the lives of homeless, mentally ill, alcohol addicted, disenfranchised etc. I bet they were White and in all probabilities these were hate crimes also. The mutts are my enemies, not the homeless.

      • John R

        THANK YOU! Why call homeless people “bums”! Yeah, right, I hate working so much that I would rather sleep on the streets. The person who wrote that is as dumb as the libs who call illegal aliens “undocumented immigrants.” Bums? Believe me, there are plenty of others out there more worthy of the name.

      • LHathaway

        Albuquerque is likely one of the more politically correct cities in the country. Trying to blame abuse on insensitivity posted on AmRen is likely a conclusion completely opposite of the truth. Few citizens in Albuquerque, as of yet, are likely to take a public pro-white stance. If they did, they would likely find themselves condemned, as has been AmRen a time or two.

        That’s one things those on the far right should refuse to take responsibility for: the decline in outcomes by almost every measurable standard.

        If we take your idea seriously, and assume AmRen is busy concocting next years educational curriculum K-12 and beyond, and should not use possibly (according to you) disparaging language describing anyone, you yourself use the phrase ‘mutts’ in your statement decrying this.

        Taking a stand against hypocrisy is apparently not one of your issues.

        • Ograf

          These people invading our country at the border are mutts. Nothing hypocritical about it. Matter of fact I don’t think a whole lot of the citizens of albuqrazy either.

          • LHathaway

            And people who don’t work are bums. . .

    • I don’t think it matters whether they were white. I doubt they all were, as the 2010 census showed Albuquerque as being 47% greaserito. The issue that matters is that these punks would eventually worked their way “up” to attacking people who society thinks matter a bit more than the homeless.

  • Ashley Johnson

    Savages 🙁

  • Katherine McChesney

    I object to Amren’s use of the word ‘bums’ to describe homeless men. It’s insensitive and it’s insulting to people who probably have mental illnesses or have lost all they had.

    • John R

      Here here! If the good lord looked away from any of us for one second, we could be in their same place. No one came into this world and said “gee, when I grow up, I want to be a homeless person.”

      • Katherine McChesney

        You need to reread my comment. I was criticizing Amren. I was NOT criticizing people who unfortunately have no permanent home.

    • antiquesunlight

      A lot of homeless people are just alcoholics. That’s sad, of course, but they bring their troubles on themselves. Go hang out with one of your local alcoholic homeless and see if you don’t start having a desire to call them a bum.

      • I am wolf

        Perhaps so, but no American deserves to be attacked by immigrants. Unless they’re with SPLC or something like that, the people who want to bring more in and give illegals amnesty.

        • antiquesunlight

          I wasn’t suggesting that it’s ok to harm them.

      • Katherine McChesney

        And many are NOT alcoholics. Some have lost their homes due to the recession and many try to pick themselves up by the bootstraps. In my town the homeless have their own newspaper The Contributor. Homeless persons sell it on street corners for a $1 a copy. I have met many homeless persons and believe me THEY ARE NOT BUMS.

        • One of my old high school friends was living out of his car for a few months while I was away in college. He was working at Denny’s at the time, and eventually got sick of living that way and enlisted in the army.

        • antiquesunlight

          I thinkbyou have a romantic conception of the homeless. Go hang out at the Salvation Army and tell me most those guys aren’t crackheads or alcoholics. Maybe it’s a geographic difference…

          • Katherine McChesney

            I think you have no first-hand knowledge about the homeless. I make bread runs to the Rescue Mission three times a week. They tell me that many of their homeless are people who have been affected by the economy and unfortunately lost their jobs. And then there are the veterans who returned who have trouble finding employment. And there are tent cities here who forbid alcohol and drug consumption by the residents.

            You’re just a bigot against people who are having a difficult time handling life situations.

          • antiquesunlight

            I did some volunteer work at a mission for a couple weeks and I’ve known plenty of homeless people, and I’d wager at least 80% had drug problems, probably more like 90 or 95%. Not to mention that the ones that I just happen to see wandering around occasionally are obviously on drugs. Some homeless are schizo, some have fallen on hard times through no real fault of their own, but a very great many of them are just bums.

            Here’s a quote from the National Coalition for the Homeless. You can easily find this with a Google search.

            “Although obtaining an accurate, recent count is difficult, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (2003) estimates, 38% of homeless people were dependent on alcohol and 26% abused other drugs. Alcohol abuse is more common in older generations, while drug abuse is more common in homeless youth and young adults (Didenko and Pankratz, 2007). Substance abuse is much more common among homeless people than in the general population

            Substance abuse is often a cause of homelessness. … A 2008 survey by the United States Conference of Mayors asked 25 cities for their top three causes of homelessness. Substance abuse was the single largest cause of homelessness for single adults (reported by 68% of cities). … According to Didenko and Pankratz (2007), two-thirds of homeless people report that drugs and/or alcohol were a major reason for their becoming homeless.”

          • Lots of them are simply mentally ill.

          • Katherine McChesney

            True. ‘antiquesunlight’ has got a bad attitude when it comes to the homeless population.

          • antiquesunlight

            I have a realistic attitude about the homeless. If you want to help the homeless, give them rides to an AA meeting.

          • Ograf

            You are obviously ignorant of the situation. What if your homeless person wasn’t an alcoholic ? Bring him anyway so he could get free coffee ? You are more a troll than a purveyor of information.

          • antiquesunlight

            Why am I a troll? If you think it’s rude to call them bums, fine, but this bleeding heart stuff about the homeless is silly. Most of them are crackheads.

          • Ograf

            You are a troll because you espouse things that you not only know nothing about, but you believe your own twisted perspective. For your information the average age of a homeless person in America right now is 9 years old. Put that in your google and smoke it. I’m done reading your drivel so answer me anyhow, i won’t read it .
            Have a nice day.

          • antiquesunlight

            We were obviously talking about homeless adults. I’m not suggesting that homeless 11 year olds are typically cracked out. And I’m very skeptical of the number 9. That sounds totally bogus. They’d have to have some pretty loose definitions of homelessness to get that number.

            I’m a troll because I don’t agree with you? And now you’re going to ignore my response so you can go on having bleeding heart, romantic notions about the homeless? Most homeless people are on drugs. Deal with it.

          • Like I said, lots of them are mentally ill and are self-medicating with dope and booze.

          • antiquesunlight

            I don’t think most homeless have a severe mental illness, but I think probably most of them do have a drug problem. The number one cause of homelessness is drugs/alcohol, not mental illness.

          • antiquesunlight

            I don’t disagree, but most of them are homeless because they can’t put that pipe down.

        • Ograf

          Tell them Katherine, THEY ARE NOT BUMS !

          • Katherine McChesney

            Thanks Ograf. Glad you are sensitive to the matter. I think “bum” is an insult to people who are experiencing difficult times.

      • Ograf

        Saying alcoholics bring their troubles on themselves is sort of like saying a diabetic brings his diabetes on himself. A tad of truth, but far from the truth, what with genetic predisposition and chemical imbalance in the brain for mental illnesses and alcoholism both. Neither people are “bums”. They are probably individuals just like you and I, who but for the grace of God go us.

        • antiquesunlight

          I have plenty of empathy for alcoholics, but making excuses for them doesn’t help them; they’re already full of excuses for why their life sucks. Have you ever talked to a homeless guy before? It’s always society’s fault, or their parents’ fault, or the police, or anybody’s fault but their own. If they want to be happy and get off the streets, they can do it with a little time and effort for free at an AA meeting. If they can’t bother to do that, they’re bums.

          • I’d rather spend my time woodworking or making fishing tackle, but I used to drink quite a lot before I married Sayaka. I didn’t need it, but it was sure nice. That was nobody’s fault but my own.

          • antiquesunlight

            I took up Muay Thai. Between that, college, and work, I don’t have a lot of idle time.

  • gemjunior

    Those “teens” are at it again….

  • Darb Janowsti

    If Obama’s cleaning lady had 3 sons ……

    • Nonhumans


  • When I was their age, I used to get homeless guys to buy me beer. It never occurred to me to want to hurt one of them.

  • IstvanIN

    There goes our liberal, compassionate, civilized society, right down the toilet or should I say down the outhouse hole.

  • Cannot Tell

    I wasn’t expecting the perpetrators to be Mestizos. I thought it was only blacks that are capable of these types of crimes.

    • 4321realist

      I agree.

      This kind of senseless cruelty almost always involve blacks.

    • There are a whole lot of MS-13 members who would disagree with you there.

  • Paleoconn

    Cowardly beasts preying on the defenseless. These thugs are sadists and should be tried as adults. They probably tortured animals in their spare time. Just because somebody is a bum doesn’t mean they deserve such a savage end. Many of them are content with their layabout ways and bother no one. These murderous teens should get the chair.

  • Keep Honkin, I’m Reloading

    They only came here to beat to death the homeless, that Americans are too lazy to beat to death.

  • kikz2

    streange, tafoya is a pueblo indian name…..

    swearta god.. human refuse like this needs to be ….. flushed.

  • c684570

    Diversity is our strength.

  • scutum

    Imagine my surprise!

  • Cid Campeador

    “Three young men with their entire lives to go”. Their entire lives should end right now.
    First of all they’re not “men” they are savage beasts who need to be put down. It will be unfortunately a lot less painful than what their victims suffered.
    This is what our government has set upon us. Apparently we don’t already have enough home grown savage beasts with which to deal.

  • Anonymous

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    and gentle spirit. Empirical “evidence” that purportedly documents a high
    frequency of bellicosity in Pit Bulls is highly biased and reflects poor sampling methods; most of the Pit Bulls reported on come from dysfunctional households in poor neighborhoods. The
    course many cities, counties and even countries have taken to limit or even ban
    the breed outright is not only unfounded, it is inhumane and closed-minded. Affirmative action must be taken to reverse this trend towards intolerance. We must
    accept all dog breeds equally; all have the same potential and experience the
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  • SSkreelings

    The two homeless men murdered were both Navajo Indians. (Google this story) I wonder if Elizabeth Warren will demand an investigation of this crime against two of her homeys.