Albuquerque, NM

2008 Aggravated Assault

Crime: Aggravated assault
Date: 11 Sep 2009

Just before noon on 11 September 2008, Diane Marcell returned to her home in Albuquerque, NM, to meet her daughter, Brittani Marcell, for lunch. Brittani, then 17 years old, had driven home from her nearby high school. Upon entering her home, Diane found Brittani lying on the floor, covered in blood. A male subject, unknown to Diane, was standing near Brittani holding a shovel.

Startled, he dropped the shovel, ran into...