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LAS CRUCES, New Mexico Debbie Mintz Ortiz was watching television on Monday when she heard a familiar name.
Her brother, Roy Mintz, was violently murdered by his friend, Sam Chavez, nearly three decades ago. Now, Chavez is in the news again: He faces multiple charges for an alleged home invasion, including kidnapping, aggravated burglary and aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.
guy shouldn be walking,” Mintz Ortiz said. He shouldn be out.”
It happened in June of 1988.
“He didn just shoot him and kill him,” Mintz Ortiz said. “My brother walked off, he shot him in the back, after my brother hit the ground,
he shot him in the back of the head. Then, if that wasn enough, he turned over and shot him in the face. later burned her brother body in his backyard.
“(My brother) wasn a violent person, but he had a violent death. Mintz Ortiz said.
Chavez was originally sentenced to 47 years in prison for the 1988 murder of Roy Mintz, but he was released from jail in 2012. The convicted murderer parole expired this year.
could be three more victims out there,” Mintz Ortiz said. “I honestly don believe that this is the first thing that he done within the five years that he been out.”
Mintz Ortiz said she grateful no one was injured in Friday home invasion.
feel sorry for the family, I really do,” she said. “I hope the community can be at rest now, knowing that he locked up and held without bond. I hope that they don give him a bond, because he a menace to society. arrest has coincidental timing: Mintz Ortiz said this weekend is the 1977 class of Mayfield High School 40th reunion. Her late brother could not attend, but his killer could have easily walked through the doors.
(Roy classmates can have the class reunion and be at peace, knowing that (Sam) is not going to show up and invade their good times,” Mintz Ortiz said. “It heartbreaking to hear what he did.