Car wash for murder victim

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The family of a 12-year-old who was murdered and left in a field, is raising money for his funeral expenses.


You may have noticed dozens of cars lined the parking lot for hours near Atrisco and Central today.


Friends and family of Alex Madrid washed and dried a number of vehicles, and collected donations.


15-year-old Brandon Villalobos is accused of killing the 12-year-old earlier this week, and leaving his body in a field in Valencia County.


Madrid’s family is trying to heal. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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