Judge denies request to move trial for suspect in robbery, veteran’s murder

VERONICA TRIMBLE
Veronica Trimble's latest mugshot, taken when she arrived in Albuquerque on March 26.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The trial for a woman charged in connection to the murder of a veteran will stay in Albuquerque.

Police say Veronica Trimble was with Matthew Chavez back in February when Chavez allegedly shot and killed Tyler Lackey during a robbery at an ATM.

Trimble and Chavez fled and were later caught in Oklahoma.

Trimble had asked a judge last month to move her trial because of media coverage, but the judge denied the request and the trial will stay here.

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