Man sought in connection to Los Lunas death

Police search for man in connection to Los Lunas death

LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – Investigators are looking for a man they believe may know what happened to a man found dead in Los Lunas over the weekend.

On Sunday, officers discovered the body of 52-year-old Earnest Padilla in a pool of blood in the parking lot of the apartment complex where he lived.

They have learned that a homeless man named Adam Vaisa stayed with Padilla from time to time and may have information about the death.

Those with any information about Vaisa’s whereabouts are asked to call the Los Lunas Police Department. 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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