Santa Fe man indicted for murder of girlfriend

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – A Santa Fe man has been indicted for the murder of his girlfriend among other charges after police say he was the man behind a violent night.

Police say 26-year-old Christopher Garcia stabbed his girlfriend to death last month.

They say Garcia walked into a stranger’s apartment and hit the resident there with a crutch.

From there, documents allege he stabbed his girlfriend in an apartment nearby, then stabbed another man when he asked Garcia if he needed help.

A grand jury indicted Garcia on eight charges including first-degree 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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