Albuquerque man accused of motel stabbings pleads not guilty

Johnny Romero was sentenced to 32 years for fatal Motel 6 stabbing:

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A man who police say went on a violent rampage at an Albuquerque motel pleaded not guilty in court Monday.

Johnny Romero, 36, is accused of stabbing two guests in the lobby of the Motel 6 on University near the Big-I.

According to police, Romero stabbed the pair for “no reason at all.” A man from Los Lunas was killed and a woman from Georgia was injured.

A judge did not set a bond for Romero. 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.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s