Teen Arrested in Connection to Murder of Two Albuquerque Teens

The teen who police suspect killed two Albuquerque teenagers is in jail.

Julio Almentero is accused of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Collin Romero and his friend, 14-year-old Ahmed Lateef last December in the Northeast Heights. Almentero had charges filed against him last week but was located by the police yesterday and booked into jail. The 15-year-old is being charged with two counts of murder, three counts of tampering with evidence, two counts of kidnapping and two counts of armed robbery.