Young dancer’s violent death leaves friends, family searching for answers
From left, Mary Shoemaker, Corrina Shoemaker, 12, and Patty Shure make their daily visit Friday to Victor Villalpando’s gravesite in the El Rito Community Cemetery. The 16-year-old’s death has left his family with many questions. Clyde Mueller/The New Mexican
Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014 11:45 pm
Updated: 5:45 pm, Mon Jul 14, 2014.
ESPAÑOLA — Two days before his death, Victor Villalpando posted a disturbing rant on his Facebook page.
“HONESTLY I WISH PEOPLE DIDNT CARE ABOUT ME AS MUCH AS THEY DO,” he wrote in capital letters and without punctuation. “IM TIRED OF PEOPLE CARING ABOUT ME IM TIRED OF PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE ME HAPPY.”
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Saturday, July 12, 2014 11:45 pm.
Updated: 5:45 pm.