Vigil held on one year anniversary of Jeremiah Valencia's death | KOB 4

Vigil held on one year anniversary of Jeremiah Valencia's death

KOB Web Staff
November 26, 2018 06:23 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – This week marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic death of 13-year-old Jeremiah Valencia.


Investigators revealed that Valencia had been beaten, starved, kept in a dog cage and poked with a spear, allegedly at the hands of Jeremiah's mother, her boyfriend, Thomas Ferguson, and Ferguson’s son, Jordan Nunez.

Ferguson killed himself inside the Santa Fe County jail in April, but Pena and Nunez are still facing charges, in connection to Jeremiah's death.

Pena is expected to take a plea.

Jeremiah’s family and friends held a vigil on Monday evening at Frenchy’s Park in Santa Fe.

KOB’s Nathan O’Neal attended the vigil. Watch his coverage in the video above.


KOB Web Staff

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