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2013 death moves to trial

Posted: Tuesday, Mar 18th, 2014

Courier editor

ALAMOSA — A sheriff deputy’s reputation and a homicide victim’s possible gang affiliations are being questioned in the latest motions filed by attorneys defending Gregory Carpenter, 51, in the April 8, 2013 shooting death of neighbor Jose Luis Fernandez, 36, outside Carpenter’s mobile home in Wagon Wheel Trailer Park.

Carpenter, who is charged with second-degree murder, is maintaining his actions were taken in self defense after witnessing an assault by Fernandez on a woman and subsequently becoming concerned for the safety of himself and his own family.

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