True Consequences

True Consequences


Torreon Cabin Murders

October 24, 2021

This episode was written by Jackie Moranty. The Torreon Cabin Murders are considered the most heinous crime in New Mexico. Please be advised this story contains accounts of child death. In 1995 gang activity was rampant in Albuquerque. When four bodies were discovered in a cabin in a remote area of New Mexico, it shook the community. The police were under pressure to resolve the case, but did they pick the wrong suspect?

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