2 murder suspects in drug deal shooting appear in court
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The fallout from a drug deal gone wrong continued to play out in an Albuquerque courtroom.
Richard Anderson made his first appearance in court Monday. He’s accused of shooting Nicolas Candelaria at a home in the Barelas neighborhood.
Police say Anderson and Lanise Padilla tried to take a gram of cocaine from the victim.
Both suspects are facing murder charges.
Anderson will be in jail until a judge decides whether or not he’ll stay locked up until his trial.