Teen dies in mountains, his body guarded by his dog

November 7, 1929Rowe, New Mexico15-year-old Alfonso Sedillo becomes lost in the mountains, eventually succumbing to the elements Sedillo and two friends had gone into the mountains about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Santa Fe to pick piñon nuts. Sedillo’s companions left their campsite to retrieve some water from a nearby spring, at which point…

FLW: Fifteen Minutes

Famous Last Words Terry Doug Clark Santa Fe, New Mexico November 6, 2001 “Fifteen minutes.” Clark was executed for the 1986 rape and murder of 9-year-old Dena Lynn Gore from Artesia, New Mexico. Clark kidnapped Dena, raped her, shot her in the back of the head three times, and buried her in a shallow grave.…

The death of Billy the Kid

July 14, 1881 Fort Sumner, New Mexico territory Henry McCarty, alias William H. Bonney, alias Billy the Kid, is shot and killed by Sheriff Pat Garret while attempting to evade capture Billy was an American outlaw and gunfighter who allegedly had killed 8 men before his own death. In 1878, Billy and others in a…