Man sentenced to life in prison for Farmington woman’s murder

FARMINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) – The man who robbed an murdered a Farmington woman will spend the rest of his life in prison. Rick Stallings, 50, was found guilty last month in the murder of Karen Cugnini in her home back in 2015. Police say he was fueled by meth in an increasingly violent string of crimes. Last week, a judge sentenced Stallings to live behind bars without the possibility of parole.