Roswell woman arrested for Albuquerque homicide

ROSWELL, N.M. — Authorities arrested a Roswell woman accused of carrying out a plot to rob and kill a friend of hers in Albuquerque in 2021.

On Friday, multiple law enforcement groups worked together to arrest 34-year-old Samantha Shull in Roswell.

Authorities found Shull with the suspect vehicle, painted in a different color. They saw her getting into the vehicle and a pursuit began.

Authorities said Shull hit one of the law enforcement vehicles. The pursuit ended when Shull’s vehicle hit another vehicle and stalled. Authorities took her into custody.

Albuquerque police detectives determined that Shull and Jeffrey Contreras set up a friend so that they could rob him at his trailer in southeast Albuquerque. Shull and Contreras are both facing charges for allegedly robbing and killing Mario Delgado Jr.

Contreras was already arrested and is also facing charges in another homicide.

Shull faces additional charges after fleeing from police, including aggravated assault on an officer and resisting arrest.

She pleaded not guilty to aggravated fleeing a cop and will remain in jail until her trial.