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San Juan County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have released more details about the shooter who killed two students at a high school in Aztec, New Mexico, on Thursday morning. A police investigation has revealed that he planned the attack in advance.

Police are investigating a shooting at Aztec High School that left two students and the shooter dead on Thursday morning.

 

San Miguel County Sheriff's Office

Two young sisters have been identified as the victims of a double homicide that took place near Norwood, a small ranching community about 30 miles west of Telluride.

Austin Cope

A New Mexico man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for the murder and sexual assault of an 11-year-old girl near Shiprock in 2016.

Davis County Jail via Associated Press

Former polygamist leader Lyle Jeffs has pled guilty to two federal charges related to food stamp fraud. The Salt Lake Tribune reports the ex-bishop of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints plead guilty to defrauding the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, on Wednesday. He had been accused of pressuring or ordering church members to turn over SNAP benefits to his Church.

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