Center identifies homeless men killed in attack

Updated: 07/24/2014 7:37 AM | Created: 07/23/2014 12:49 PM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

The Albuquerque Indian Center has confirmed the identities of two homeless men who were beaten to death over the weekend.

The center identified the men as Allison Gorman, 44, from Shiprock and Kee Thompson from Church Rock.

Both men were sleeping with a group in a lot on 60th Street at Central when they were attacked. Police arrested and charged three teenagers with murder: 15-year-old Gilbert Tafoya, 16-year-old Nathaniel Carrillo and 18-year-old Alex Rios.

Albuquerque police are investigating whether they can connect the teens to any other attacks. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (505)-843-7867.

Watch KOB Eyewitness News 4 Wednesday at 5 p.m. to hear from leaders of the Albuquerque Indian Center who knew both victims.

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