Albuquerque police arrest suspect in suspicious death investigation


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque police made an arrest in a suspicious death investigation. 

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Scott Bachicha

Police say they were called to a shooting near San Mateo and Menaul Sunday night. There, police found a woman, Mindy Stuart, dead from a gunshot wound.

Police say Stuart’s boyfriend, Scott Bachicha, was also at the home and told police he heard Stuart scream, then saw someone walking out of the home.

He later changed his story and told police he was holding a shotgun when it accidentally went off, hitting Stuart.

Bachicha is being charged with murder. 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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