Man accused of killing man then dumping body pleads guilty

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the three accused of killing a man, then dumping his body near Wyoming and Academy last year, pleaded guilty Wednesday.

Dakota Cook pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and armed robbery.

Cook admitted he helped kill 46-year-old Larry Sanchez last June. His alleged accomplices were Joe Newsom and Antoinette Martinez.

Cook will serve 15 years in prison as part of the deal. 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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