More information revealed about murder of man found in cistern

David Gilbert Dickerson

SANTA FE (KRQE) – KRQE News 13 has learned more in the murder of a man whose body was found in a cistern.

The body of 35-year-old David Dickerson was found inside the cistern at the Lena Street Lofts back in October.

According to federal court documents, Dickerson was a heavy drug user. A confidential informant said Dickerson was behind a home invasion at Brandon Maestas’ home, which was full of drugs and money.

Police were seeking Maestas and three others for questioning in the murder but at this point none are charged with it.

Maestas is facing federal drug and gun charges. 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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