FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
September 12, 2018

FBI Media Alert: Three Charged in Isleta Murder

The FBI, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and Isleta Police Department took Richard Jojola Jr., 27, and Michael Anthony Abeita, 25, into custody September 12, 2018, without incident in connection with an investigation into a February 6, 2018, murder on the Isleta Pueblo.

A third suspect, Jason Kenneth Abeita, 32, was already being held at the Metropolitan Detention Center.

The public is reminded that all defendants are considered innocent unless convicted in a court of law.