ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

San Antonito, NM

Family of man accused in Muslim murders speaks out

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Muhammad Syed came here from Afghanistan six years ago, but it didn’t take long for him to rack up a criminal record in New Mexico. Syed has been arrested for battery and domestic violence dating back to 2017. On Tuesday, his wife and daughter said he’s not responsible for the murders. “I […]
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Picture for Family of man accused in Muslim murders speaks out

Suspect arrested in murders of Albuquerque Muslim men

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Albuquerque Police have arrested a suspect in the investigation tied to the murder of four Muslim men. Police say 51-year-old Muhammad Syed was taken into custody last night near Santa Rosa, roughly 118 miles east of Albuquerque. According to APD, Syed is currently being charged two of the four homicides under investigation. Those […]
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
Picture for Suspect arrested in murders of Albuquerque Muslim men
LOCAL CHANNELS

Afghan man charged in killing of 2 Muslims in Albuquerque

Police announced a breakthrough Tuesday in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, charging a man from Afghanistan — himself a Muslim — with two of the slayings and identifying him as a prime suspect in the other killings that put the entire community on edge. Muhammad Syed, 51, was taken into custody a day earlier after a traffic stop more than 100 miles away, authorities said. Three of the four ambush shootings happened in the last two weeks. Police Chief Harold Medina said it was not clear yet whether the deaths should be classified as hate crimes or serial killings or both. Investigators received a tip from the city’s Muslim community that pointed toward Syed, who has lived in the U.S. for about five years, police said.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
KRQE News 13

Albuquerque safe outdoor spaces closer to becoming a reality

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Safe outdoor spaces, also known as sanctioned homeless camps, are closer to becoming a reality across the city. Already a handful of applications are awaiting approval, but the clock is ticking on the measures. The empty lot on Menaul near I-40 is one of five...
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
RELATED LOCATIONS
NEARBY CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
houstonianonline.com

The suspect was charged after a series of killings of Muslims in the United States

The suspect’s car has been located and the driver arrested, Albuquerque’s police chief said yesterday. He is our prime suspect in the murders. The district attorney for the city of Albuquerque announced shortly afterward that the man had been charged with two counts of murder. Police are still investigating whether he can be booked in two more murders.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
2news.com

Arrest Made In Connection To Muslim Murders In New Mexico

Police have announced a breakthrough in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A man from Afghanistan — himself a Muslim — was charged Tuesday with two of the slayings, and authorities identified him as a prime suspect in the other killings that put the entire community on edge. Muhammad Syed, who is 51, was taken into custody a day earlier after a traffic stop more than 100 miles away. Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina said it was not clear yet whether the deaths should be classified as hate crimes or serial killings. Police were still looking into possible motives, including an unspecified “interpersonal conflict.”
ALBUQUERQUE, NM
ARCHIVES