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CLICK TO ENLARGE: Arthur Anaya mug shots Jan. 27, 2012. (Courtesy Santa Fe County jail)

The 51-year-old man charged with killing two people in January over a rent dispute was ruled competent on Monday to stand trial for the grisly slayings.

Arthur Anaya, 54, had spent the better part of a decade receiving treatment from a state hospital in the lat 1990s and early part of last decade after previously being ruled mentally incompetent on another (more…)


Arthur Anaya mug shots Jan. 27, 2012. (Courtesy Santa Fe County jail) CLICK TO ENLARGE

Arthur Anaya, the double-homicide suspect who surrendered Friday evening after a four-day manhunt, was booked into the Santa Fe County jail at 8:01 p.m. Friday.

He was served an arrest warrant charging two open counts of murder of 16-year-old Austin Urban and 51-year-old Theresa Vigil on Monday afternoon in their mobile home on Anaya’s property near Rabbit Road and Old Galisteo Road.

Here is the breaking story compiled by myself but primarily new crime reporter Nico Roesler from Friday evening:

Arthur Anaya, 54. (mug shots courtest Santa Fe County jail)

From the Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon:

There is up to a $3,000.00 REWARD offered to anyone with information that leads us to an arrest of Arthur Anaya. Up to $2,000.00 will be offered from Crime Stoppers and a $1,000.00 is offered from the Sheriff’s Office.  To receive ANY amount of this reward you must call Crime Stoppers at 505-995-5050 or via the internet at or text “SANTAFE” plus the tip to 274637 (CRIMES)

Also, here is crime reporter Nico Roesler’s story as published in Thursday’s New Mexican in which he spoke with a family member of Anaya’s:

Arthur Anaya, 54. (mug shots courtest Santa Fe County jail) — CLICK PHOTO TO ENLARGE

The manhunt for Arthur ‘Arturo’ Anaya, 54, continued into Wednesday.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Read latest story here)

Anaya has an arrest warrant out for him charging two counts of murder with a $1 million bond awaiting him if captured.

Police say he shot in the face 16-year-old Austin Urban on Monday and shot in the forehead 51-year-old Theresa Vigil. Both died. The pair, along with Vigil’ 17-year-old daughter (more…)