Motion: New DA should consider retrial in police shooting

Sandy Perez trial

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A special prosecutor appointed to the criminal murder case against two former Albuquerque police officers charged with an on-duty shooting has asked that the next district attorney consider whether there should be a retrial.

Read the motion here »

Randi McGinn filed motions on Wednesday asking a judge for rulings that would allow 2nd Judicial District DA-elect Raul Torrez to decide if Dominique Perez and Keith Sandy should be retried.

A judge declared a mistrial Oct. 14 after a jury deadlocked over whether to convict Perez and Sandy in the death of James Boyd.

The officers fatally shot the 38-year-old Boyd after an hours-long standoff in the Sandia Mountain foothills in 2014.

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