License of former Albuquerque dispatcher who hung up on caller revoked

Jaydon Chavez-Silver

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Department of Health has revoked the license of a former 911 dispatcher who hung up on an emergency caller. Matthew Sanchez hung up on a teenager who was trying to help 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver who had been shot and later died.

Sanchez resigned from the department and his license was suspended. Now that it’s been revoked, Sanchez can no longer work as an emergency medical dispatcher. Sanchez can file an appeal.

Three suspects are facing charges in the murder.

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